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EPD Arrests Suspect in Love’s Shooting


On Monday afternoon, the Enid Police Department arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a shooting that happened earlier that day.

Marquis D. Hughes, 30, was arrested by Oklahoma state troopers, Garfield County and Enid officers at Government Springs Park North, near St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Hughes was booked on complaints of shooting with intent to kill, possession of a firearm after former felony conviction and two Garfield County warrants.

EPD officers responded to a call from the Love’s Travel Stop near the intersection of North 42nd St. and East Randolph Ave. at 3:16 p.m. yesterday. A 32-year-old woman was shot multiple times in the parking lot after allegedly having a physical altercation with the suspect. The woman is currently at OU Medical Center and is expected to survive her injuries.

Officers located the suspect’s vehicle near the north entrance of Government Springs Park North, where the suspect had begun to ran away with his firearm in hand. The suspects fired his weapon once as officer moved to surround him, but no further damages or injuries were caused as the he was taken into custody.

The investigation into this case is currently ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the EPD by calling (580) 242-7000.