Restaurant Settles In Wrongful Death Lawsuit Of Marquise Jones


Justice for Marquise Rally organized by Marquise Jones' aunt, Deborah Jones Bush. - DEBORAH JONES BUSH
  • Deborah Jones Bush
  • Justice for Marquise Rally organized by Marquise Jones' aunt, Deborah Jones Bush.

Chacho's and Chalucci's has settled in the wrongful death lawsuit of Marquise Jones, KENS 5 reported.

An off-duty officer, Robert Encina, while working security for the restaurant shot and killed Jones after investigating a fender bender in the parking lot. Jones was a passenger in one of the vehicles.

More than a year has passed since the incident occurred on February 28, 2014. The family’s lawsuit includes the City of San Antonio, SAPD, Officer Encina and the restaurant. 
Marquise Jones
  • Marquise Jones

Daryl Washington, the attorney representing Jones' family, confirmed to KENS 5 Tuesday that Chacho's has settled its portion of the suit, which was filed in federal court.

The amount remains undisclosed.

Expressing the family’s desire for justice, Washington released a statement to the KENS 5 stating "Robert Encina has still not gone before a grand jury. There is no reason why he should not be indicted for this shooting."

The suit against the city and police department are also still ongoing. 

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