by Ken Davidson
Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter has confirmed that Marco Antonio Gonzalez has been charged with murder in the October 20th death of Jesus Ibarra of East Chicago. On Saturday night, Hobart police were called to the scene of the Family Express at 2 E. Ridge Road in Hobart regarding a fight. The victim, Jesus Ibarra, ultimately showed up at Methodist Hospital Northlake in Gary with a stab wound to the chest. Ibarra later died from his injuries and Gary police notified Hobart police of the death. Gonzalez was arrested early Sunday morning but his name was not released because he is 17 years old. Adult charges have now been filed.