Man Gunned Down At Chili's Restaurant On New Year's Eve 2020. Police Just Said They Caught His Killer.

Source: MEGA; Texarkana police

Jun. 4 2022, Published 12:21 p.m. ET

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More than a year after a man was gunned down at a Chili’s restaurant on New Year’s Eve in 2020, police say they have arrested the suspect.

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On Dec. 31, 2020, police in Texarkana, Texas, responded to a Chili’s parking lot and found Cedric Alexander dead between two cars.

He had been shot once in the back and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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Initially, police said they had very little information. But investigators continued to work it and identified Jermaine Aldridge as a suspect.

Aldridge was arrested this week and is being held in an Alabama jail on $1 million bond.

Investigators have not released a motive in the shooting.


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