Suspect arrested in homicide of 19-year-old Navy sailor in West Allis

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The West Allis Police Department has arrested a suspect in the homicide of 19-year-old Phoenix Castanon.

Castanon was fatally shot near 84th and Becher on May 8 after confronting a man who was reportedly harassing a female friend. 

WAPD detectives and SWAT personnel arrested a 36-year-old suspect from Milwaukee on Wednesday, July 20. 

Police say charges will be referred to the Milwaukee District Attorney's Office in the coming days.

Castanon was a Navy sailor stationed in Great Lakes, Illinois. He was at the end of his training to become a Gunner's Mate.

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