April 24, 2024

03.20.17 Man Charged with Murder of 24-Year-Old Male

2017-16707 – On March 19th at 6:29 p.m., officers responded to a shooting at the Village Lane Apartments located in the 4600 block of Village Lane. Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim, a 24 year old Crosby man, had suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and was transported to Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital by friends, who were at the scene at the time of the shooting. The victim was subsequently flown to a Hermann Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. During the investigation detectives learned that the victim, who may have had an ongoing feud with the suspect, was in the parking lot of the apartment complex when the suspect made contact with him. The suspect called the victim over to his vehicle, at which time the suspect fired at least two rounds from a handgun, striking the victim in the abdomen, before fleeing the scene. The suspect, identified as 23 year old Walter Clarke of Baytown, has been charged with Murder through the Harris County District Attorney’s Office and is currently in custody in the Baytown Jail awaiting transfer to Harris County. Mug shot attached

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