December 22, 2014

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UPDATED — Arrests made in fatal shooting of Lorain man

Markus Martin

Markus Martin

Davion Strupe

Davion Strupe

ELYRIA — A second person has been arrested on charges related to the Tuesday night slaying of Davion Strupe.

Elyria police reported that 17-year-old Tristen Belfiore surrendered at the Lorain County Juvenile Detention Home around 4 p.m. today.

Markus Martin, 26, was arrested at a Rosewood Drive apartment around 10:15 a.m.

Still being sought by police is Anthony Marcano, 22, of Cleveland,who is charged with murder, kidnapping and aggravated burglary.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Marcano, who is considered armed and dangerous, should contact Elyria police at (440) 323-3302.

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ELYRIA – Police have arrested one man and are seeking two other people in connection with Tuesday night’s killing of Davion Strupe on Garden Street.

Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said in a news release that Markus Martin, 26, was arrested without incident around 10:15 a.m. today at a Rosewood Drive apartment. Martin, of Elyria is charged with murder, kidnapping and aggravated burglary.

Police are still looking Tristen Belfiore, 17, of Elyria, who is facing charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping and aggravated burglary. Also being sought by police is Anthony Marcano, 22, of Cleveland, who is charged with murder, kidnapping and aggravated burglary.

Anthony Marcano

Anthony Marcano

Tristen Belfiore

Tristen Belfiore

Both Belfiore and Marcano are considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is being asked to contact Elyria police at (440) 323-3302.

Witnesses told police that Strupe had been involved in an altercation with roughly 30 other people on Garden Street. As Strupe was trying to flee, he was shot, according to police.

Police were dispatched to Garden Street around 11:30 p.m. after receiving reports of people pounding on the door of 1143 Garden Street. Additional callers then reported that there multiple gunshots had been fired.

When officers arrived they found a woman screaming for help and holding the bleeding Strupe, who appeared to be unconscious, according to a news release. Strupe, 24, was taken by ambulance to University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

The news release said an autopsy to determine the exact cause of Strupe’s death has been scheduled for Thursday.

Read Thursday’s Chronicle for more on this story.

Contact Brad Dicken at 329-7147 or bdicken@chroniclet.com. Follow him on Twitter @BradDickenCT.