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Police arrest suspect in March fatal Fairfield bar fight

(PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Lindsey Wopschall) (PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Lindsey Wopschall)
Demarko J. Merriweather (Photo: Butler County jail) Demarko J. Merriweather (Photo: Butler County jail)
FAIRFIELD, OH (FOX19) - Police have made an arrest in a March 22 bar fight that caused a fatal shooting in Fairfield. 

Demarko J. Merriweather, 25, of Cincinnati, was arrested Friday by Fairfield detectives, on a murder charge in connection to the death of Vincent Brown, 55, after an altercation at Wise Guys Bar & Grill.  He is being held at the Butler County jail.

The fatal fight reportedly broke out around 1:30 a.m. at the bar on Dixie Highway near Lighthouse Drive.

Officials say the altercation spilled out to the parking lot, escalating to around 50 individuals taking part. Witnesses told FOX19 NOW that a man walked out of the bar and around nine gunshots were fired.

A second victim was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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