UPDATE: Columbia Police arrest another suspect in Break Time homicide

Monday, October 25, 2010 | 2:31 p.m. CDT; updated 3:27 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 3, 2011

COLUMBIA — Columbia Police arrested a third suspect Sunday in connection with a homicide that happened Saturday on East Nifong Boulevard, according to a news release.

Deshon Joseph A. Houston, 20, was arrested on charges of second-degree robbery and second-degree murder. His bond has been set at $1 million, cash only.

Aaron Hobson, 22, was shot in the chest in the parking lot of the Break Time at 110 E. Nifong Blvd. early Saturday morning, according to a previous Missourian article. Houston and four other men are suspected in the crime.

Houston, of Columbia, came to the Columbia Police Department on Sunday and spoke with investigators, and implicated himself in the crime, stating he struck Hobson during the incident, according to the news release. 

According to the release, police said the suspects can be seen on a surveillance video gathered at Houston's car just before they approached Hobson's car and robbed him. Daron M. Peal then shot Hobson with a handgun and the suspects fled.

According to Missouri Case Net, Houston has been arrested on charges of driving without a license, resisting arrest, third-degree assault, trespassing, possession of marijuana and others, prior to the incident with Hobson. In each case Missouri Case Net shows that Houston pleaded guilty to the charges.

The police are still looking for two other suspects in the case. Daron M. Peal, 23, and his brother Darris A. Peal, 21, both of Columbia.

Both men should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the release.

Anyone with information about the location of these suspects, or any other details, is encourage to call 911 or Crimestoppers a 875-TIPS.

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tracy tills October 25, 2010 | 6:18 p.m.

Columbia Police....get these gangs of "thugs" off the streets! Stop spending all your time harrassing college students and arrest the real criminals out there killing our kids for a few bucks! Are we going to have to "arm" our kids so they can protect themselves when they stop off for gas on their way home???? Columbia is becoming a mini east st louis. And two of them are still out there? Armed and dangerous??

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