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America's Most Wanted to Focus on Chicago

Robert Fuentes is accused of killing a man at a Gary gas station



    America's Most Wanted to Focus on Chicago
    Robert Fuentes your 15 minutes is here.

    Chicago’s most wanted criminal might soon go national.

    Robert Fuentes, an East Chicago resident suspected of killing a man at a Gary, Ind., gas station late last year, might soon appear on America’s Most Wanted. In the meantime, he’s on the program’s newly designed homepage.

    The show is looking to dedicate a segment of its program to the “‘Evil' Murder Case” of Fuentes, who allegedly shot and killed 26-year-old Ronald Grayson just outside a Gary gas station’s convenience store in November 2008.

    The two had been at the center of a heated discussion, which quickly turned into tragedy after Fuentes pulled out a gun from the back of his pants and shot Grayson twice, killing him instantly.

    Investigators were able to identify Fuentes thanks to a recording made by the station’s surveillance camera, which clearly showed the word ‘EVIL’ tattooed on the right side of the fugitive’s neck.

    A known gangbanger with the East Chicago-based Two-Sixers street gang, Fuentes has previously been found guilty of criminal recklessness and possession of a handgun without license, police officers told Fox.

    If caught, Fuentes might face up to 73 years in prison.

    America's Most Wanted has a hotline to call (1-800-CRIME-TV) in case of sightings of Fuentes or any other of America’s most wanted.