EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Police Department detectives arrested a 23-year-old man on Monday in connection with the murder of a man outside a bar in the Cincinnati Entertainment District.
Marcus Lamar Hill was arrested near his home on Thursday after a traffic obstruction. He was admitted to the El Paso County Detention Center on Thursday on bail of $ 750,000.
A passenger, 29-year-old Brandon King, in the vehicle driven by Hill was also arrested and charged with illegally carrying a pistol. He was admitted to the El Paso County Detention Center on Thursday.
Darion Marquez Williams, 26, died Monday after being shot and killed outside the Chino Chido bar in Cincinnati’s entertainment district.
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An investigation revealed that a fight had broken out in the Chino Chido bar and bouncers had removed those involved from the bar.
As the guests left, when the bar was closing, a fight broke out in the street and the victim was shot dead.
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Local residents and bar owners say something needs to be done to stop the recent surge in violent crime in the area.
KTSM received data from an open record request on 911 calls to the area. In January 2021 alone, there were at least eight calls for violent crime, including fighting, assault and stab wounds, in the Cincinnati area.