MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Law enforcement authorities have arrested a Minneapolis man charged with vehicular homicide at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia as he attempted to catch a flight to Turkey.
The 34-year-old man, Said Sharif Maye, has been accused of intentionally killing a 31-year-old man, Idris Ali Yussuf, in Minneapolis on Aug. 24, the Star Tribune reported. he two men allegedly got into a dispute at a bar.
A witness told police that Maye ran his vehicle into Yussuf and pinned him against another vehicle, according to a criminal complaint. Maye crossed a lane of traffic and appeared to intentionally hit Yussuf, the witness said.
Yussuf was taken to the hospital and died of head injuries the next day.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Maye at the airport’s departure gate on Aug. 28. He was headed to Somalia, according to the agency.
Maye will be returned to Minnesota, where prosecutors said they will add a second-degree murder charge if the case proceeds to trial.