LUBBOCK, Texas – EverythingLubbock.com obtained information Thursday on the arrest of a juvenile suspect who “matched the description” of someone wanted for the deadly shooting of Steven Colón, 39. Police provided an update Thursday afternoon saying the arrest was “not related to the homicide.”

Nevertheless, the homicide investigation was the reason for making a traffic stop which then led to an arrest, according to a police report.

Colón was fatally shot June 5 in the 1700 block of 25th Street. The shooter was one of three people who confronted Colón and then drove away, according to Colón’s family.

CORRECTION: Darius Johnson was arrested Tuesday.

Authorities on Tuesday afternoon located Darius Johnson Jr., 18, in Marlin, Texas and arrested him after he agreed to voluntarily go to the police station there. EverythingLubbock.com reached out to LPD for updates and to see if more arrests will be made.

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On Monday evening, Lubbock Police stopped a car at 66th Street and University Avenue.

Three persons were in the car, according to the police report. “… The description [for one of them] matched the description of an outstanding subject being sought out for a recent homicide.”

Police could smell marijuana, found an open container of alcohol and found a handgun, according to the report.

An officer wrote in the report, “Myself, and other investigators on scene observed the front occupants to have their hands raised and visible almost immediately and for the duration of the incident. However, the same could not be said for [the one in the backseat], who was observed by several investigators reaching down even after several commands were given…”

The one in the backseat had the handgun, according to the report. The two persons in the front seat were charged with possession of marijuana.

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