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Hi-De-Ho murder suspect arrested in Cleveland

Posted at 5:16 PM, Jan 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-09 10:33:29-05

A man has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of 39-year-old Lentheric Caldwell inside of Hi-De-Ho Lounge. 

Willie Steve Hicks, 44, of Akron, was arrested in the Cleveland area, according to Akron police. He was located shortly after 4 p.m. Friday at a motel in Willoughby. 

Hicks was a suspect in the homicide that occurred Thursday night. Akron police said Caldwell was inside the bar when a man came inside, shot him in the chest and ran.

Detectives were able to identify Hicks as the suspect thanks to witnesses in the bar. 

Hicks' bond is set at $1 million.