Second man wanted in July Akron homicide arrested in New York state

A second man wanted in the July murder in Akron of Derrick Patterson has been arrested in New York state. Alexander Quarterman, 48, was arrested We...

September 29, 2022
10:50 PM

A second man wanted in the July murder in Akron of Derrick Patterson has been arrested in New York state. Alexander Quarterman, 48, was arrested Wednesday, Akron police said. Few details were immediately available on Quarterman's arrest other than he surrendered to the Troy, New York, police department, the U.S. Marshals Service said. Troy is northeast of Albany. Quarterman is being held in Rensselaer County Jail and will be extradited to Akron, police said. Patterson, 55, of West Akron, was shot in the neck and torso on July 17 in a parking lot in the 900 Block of Copley Road.

Jim Mackinnon