TPD: Arrest made in shooting death at Tonight Inn and Suites motel

The suspect in a weekend homicide was arrested Tuesday.

Police arrested 26-year-old Kordarius Scott near 31st and Memorial. Detectives identified Scott as the suspect in the shooting death of Richard Parker at Tonight Inn and Suites motel July 12. 

Investigators were searching for a small gold Ford vehicle with tinted windows as being involved in the shooting.  It was found near 56th Street North and North Cincinnati. 

Police followed the car to McDonald's at 31st and Memorial until they were certain Scott was in the vehicle.  He was arrested in the parking lot.

Police say Scott and Parker were acquaintances who met by chance at the motel.

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