EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A 26-year-old former Fort Bliss soldier who was shot outside a bar early Monday morning in the Cincinnati entertainment district has died.

According to the El Paso Police Department, Darion Marquez Williams was the victim of that
shooting. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Lt. Col. Allie Payne, public affairs officer for the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, confirmed to KTSM 9 News on Monday afternoon that Williams was a former Fort Bliss soldier.

Officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of N. Stanton to a shooting early Monday morning. An investigation revealed that a fight had broken out inside the Chino Chido bar and bouncers removed those involved from the bar. As patrons were leaving when the bar closed, a fight broke out on the street, where the victim was shot.

EPPD’s Crimes Against Persons unit is conducting the ongoing investigation.


The El Paso Police Department reported a shooting early Monday morning off Stanton Street.

According to EPPD, Crimes Against Persons detectives are currently investigating the shooting that occurred early Monday morning in the Cincinnati entertainment district in front of Chino Chido bar.

According to the dispatch call, the victim is a man who is now in the hospital after suffering gunshots to the neck, chest and hand.

He is in critical condition.

This is a developing story and we will keep you updated as more information come into our newsroom.