Man arrested in connection to deadly Raleigh nightclub shooting, police say

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police have arrested a man in connection to the weekend shooting in the parking lot of the Mambo 69 Nightclub that left one man dead in Raleigh.

Raleigh police said they arrested 22-year-old Marlon Xavier Cruz who allegedly shot 21-year-old Jose Almando Blacon Colon who later died of his injuries.

Marlon Xavier Cruz Gonzalez

Raleigh Police Department

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On Saturday, officers were dispatched to the scene of a shooting in the 2200 block of New Hope Church Road just before 2:30 a.m. but were unable to find a victim.

Just after 3 a.m., 21-year-old Colon walked into WakeMed with a gunshot wound. He did not survive his injuries.
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