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Suspect in murder of Steven Colon arrested in Central Texas

Police are searching for this suspect in the June 5 murder of Steven Colon, a 5'10, 150 pound...
Police are searching for this suspect in the June 5 murder of Steven Colon, a 5'10, 150 pound black male who goes by the nickname D5.(Lubbock Police Department)
Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 8:46 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 15, 2022 at 8:47 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A Lubbock murder suspect was arrested in Marlin, Texas Tuesday afternoon.

18-year-old Darius Johnson is currently in the Falls County Jail. He’s accused of fatally shooting 39-year-old Steven Colon on June 5 in Central Lubbock.

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force received a tip on a murder warrant out of Lubbock. When the team was headed to make the arrest, Johnson turned himself in to the Marlin Police Department. Marlin is a rural town about 30 minutes southeast of Waco.

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The Marlin Police Chief says Johnson was taken into custody around 4 p.m. Lubbock authorities headed to Marlin Tuesday to question Johnson.

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