Metro police arrest 2 in connection with fatal shooting at Lafayette Square Mall

Robert Mitcham, 21, died at scene

INDIANAPOLIS - Two people were arrested Tuesday in connection with a fatal shooting that happened in the parking lot of Lafayette Square Mall.

Maron Jackson, 24, is facing charges in the March 13 murder of 21-year-old Robert Mitcham, police said.

Dominique Hughes, 19, was also arrested on charges of assisting a criminal and vehicle theft.

Police said Mitcham and his cousin had a meeting set up at the mall with the suspect.

The suspect got into the backseat of the SUV -- driven by the Mitcham's cousin -- and opened fire after a brief conversation, police said.

Mitcham, who was in the front seat of the SUV, was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jackson and Hughes are in the Marion County Jail awaiting their initial hearings.

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