Fugitive nabbed in Chiefland by U.S. Marshals Task Force

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A fugitive wanted on a second degree murder charge in Seminole County surrendered on Friday afternoon to a U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force after being confronted at an apartment complex on West Park Avenue, according to a Marshal's Gainesville Division press release.
Elgin Eaton, 23, was sought by the Longwood Police Department since Feb. 9 after investigators determined Eaton and Chanselor Gordon got into an altercation at a Super Bowl party during which the victim was shot and killed.
Gordon was arrested earlier, but Eaton went on the run.
The fugitive case was taken up by the Orlando Division of the Fugitive Task Force which developed information that Eaton was possibly staying with a friend in Levy County.
The Gainesville Division joined the case and determined Eaton was staying with friends On Friday in the Chiefland area and was taking steps to try to avoid capture, including staying with new friends, not communicating with known associates, and limiting his movements.
On Friday at about 3:30 p.m., officers from the U.S. Marshals Service, the Chiefland Police Department, the Gainesville Police Department, the Levy County Sheriff's Office, and the Alachua County Sheriff's Office and a Chiefland K-9 unit approached the apartment and ordered Eaton to come out. The suspect walked out of the apartment and was placed under arrest without incident. He was booked into the Levy County Jail on his outstanding warrant.