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Son of Army sergeant found shot to death in car arrested for murder

Son of Army sergeant found shot to death in car arrested for murder
Son of Army sergeant found shot to death in car arrested for murder
Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 9:20 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 at 5:40 PM EDT
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ELYRIA, Ohio (WOIO) - The son of a U.S. Army sergeant found shot to death in a car in Elyria has been arrested for his father’s murder, according to Elyria police.

Police said they arrested 22-year-old Lamar Hudson Jr. of Lorain.

According to police, the deadly shooting happened Monday around 11 p.m. near on Gulf Road near Antonette Street.

The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Lamar Hudson of Elyria. Hudson was found shot multiple times in a vehicle that was stopped in the roadway.

Elyria Mayor Frank Whitfield said Hudson was a sergeant for the U.S. Army.

The news of Hudson’s death sent shockwaves through the surrounding community.

A man who lives just feet from where Hudson was shot told 19 News he was watching television when he heard five gunshots. He then grabbed the phone to call 9-1-1.

The neighbor didn’t want to be identified but told us: “It’s just a shame, since he’s got kids. It’s a terrible shame. What is amazing more than anything, I’ve been here 32 years and never had nothing like this happen,” the resident said.

Hudson, Jr. was taken Tuesday to the Lorain County Sheriff’s Jail with no bond. He’s scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

This is a developing story.

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