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After three years on the run, Army vet sought in Boston shooting arrested in the Dominican Republic

ADELANTO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: A guard escorts an immigrant detainee from his 'segregation cell' back into the general population at the Adelanto Detention Facility on November 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California. Most detainees in segregation cells are sent there for fighting with other immigrants, according to guards. The facility, the largest and newest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), detention center in California, houses an average of 1,100 immigrants in custody pending a decision in their immigration cases or awaiting deportation. The average stay for a detainee is 29 days. The facility is managed by the private GEO Group. ICE detains an average of 33,000 undocumented immigrants in more than 400 facilities nationwide. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

ADELANTO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: A guard escorts an immigrant detainee from his 'segregation cell' back into the general population at the Adelanto Detention Facility on November 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California. Most detainees in segregation cells are sent there for fighting with other immigrants, according to guards. The facility, the largest and newest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), detention center in California, houses an average of 1,100 immigrants in custody pending a decision in their immigration cases or awaiting deportation. The average stay for a detainee is 29 days. The facility is managed by the private GEO Group. ICE detains an average of 33,000 undocumented immigrants in more than 400 facilities nationwide. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)  (2013 Getty Images)

A man sought almost three years in the Boston Theater District killing of a 22-year-old Army veteran has been arrested in the Dominican Republic.

The U.S. Marshals Service announced Saturday 26-year-old Peter Castillo was arrested Thursday in Santo Domingo. He was on the agency's most wanted list.

Boston prosecutors said Castillo, of Salem, is held in New York and expected to be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge in Boston next week.

Police say Perez was shot in the back around 2 a.m. April 28, 2012, after an altercation at a club.

Perez was a former Army sniper in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was attending Bunker Hill Community College and planned a law enforcement career.

A Boston grand jury indicted Castillo in June 2012. Authorities said they believed he fled to the Dominican Republic.

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