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Williamson Co. Death Investigation At Red Zone Bar & Grill

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UPDATE FEBRUARY 4, 2019 1:45 p.m.

WILLIAMSON CO., Ill. -- A Marion man now faces first degree murder charges after a deadly shooting.

Investigators say Demetrius Crittendon, 43, of Marion, shot Cedrick Marshall, 31, in the chest Sunday morning.

Marshall later died at Herrin Hospital.

UPDATE FEBRUARY 4, 2019 11:55 a.m.

WILLIAMSON CO., Ill, -- The Williamson County coroner has identified the victim in Sunday's shooting as Cedrick L. Marshall, 31, of Marion.

An autopsy on Marshall is set for Tuesday. 

The suspect in the case has not been identified. 

UPDATE 2/3/19 AT 12:55 P.M. 

A 31-year old Marion man died from a gunshot wound, according to a news release from Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke.

The shooting was reported to police shortly after 2:00 a.m.  Witnesses told police the shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Red Zone Bar.  A suspect was taken into custody for aggravated battery with a firearm.  Additional charges are pending. 

ORIGINAL STORY 2/3/19 AT 12:32 P.M.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY - The Williamson County Corner has confirmed that law enforcement authorities are investigating a death that occurred early Sunday morning at the Red Zone Sports Bar and Grill in the small community of Whiteash. 

One source familiar with the investigation told News 3 that a male victim was shot and killed at bar located off Highway 37 between Marion and Johnston City. The source said a suspect was taken into custody. 

The Williamson County Sheriff's Department has not confirmed that information and said an official news release would come from the county coroner's office.

News 3 spoke with the bar owner who said he has no comment on the incident. The Red Zone Facebook page indicates the establishment is closed until Tuesday.        


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