Suspect arrested in shooting death of 18-year-old Marion man

Crime Watch 8

MARION, Ind. (WISH) — A suspect has been arrested for the shooting death of an 18-year-old Marion man who was killed Friday night, Marion Police Department said.

Marion police officers were called to the 300 block of West 30th Street around 10:24 p.m. Friday.

Officers found Enrique Alcorta, 18, at the scene with a gunshot wound to his chest. Alcorta was transported to Marion General Hospital where he later died.

Police have arrested Jomar Xavier Worthy, 35, for fatally shooting Alcorta.

Worthy was identified as a person of interest early in the investigation and was later arrested. He is being held in the Grant County Jail without bond and he is facing a preliminary charge of murder.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Marion Police Department at 765-662-9981 or Crime Stoppers at 765-662-TIPS.

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