A group of disorderly people was asked to leave a restaurant, only for two of them to return and shoot two people to death, police said.
On Jan. 22, members of the Georgetown police and Delaware State Police responded to the El Nopalito Restaurant in Georgetown, Delaware, for a report of people being shot.
Investigators determined that a group of Hispanic men had been asked to leave due to their disorderly behavior and having a dispute with other patrons, according to Delaware State Police.
However, two men —Yony Morales-Garcia and his brother Emner Morales-Garcia — returned and both wore masks, police said. One of the suspects approached Armando Vincente Chilel Lopez and removed a necklace from Lopez’s neck.
Lopez lunged at the suspect and that caused the other suspect to pull a gun and shoot him, according to Delaware State Police.
As the suspects fled the restaurant, one fired into the dining area and shot Honorio Velasquez.
Velasquez was pronounced dead at the scene. Lopez was taken to the hospital, where he died, police said.
On Jan. 27, both Morales-Garcia brothers were arrested on a host of charges, including first-degree murder, police said. Both men were booked into jail, and their bonds were set at more than $2 million.