|Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a male at 3119 Bay Street about 2:50 p.m. last Friday (May 15).|
The suspect, Rogelio Castillo (H/m, 20), is charged with capital murder in the 338th State District Court. A booking photo of Castillo is attached to this news release.
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Naughton and L. Patterson reported:
Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the above address and found the victim, unresponsive, lying next to a wrecked, black sport utility vehicle. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim deceased. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
Officers canvassing the area then found a Hispanic male suspect (Castillo) that matched witnesses’ descriptions of a male walking in the area with blood on his hands. Castillo was detained and identified by witnesses as the shooter. Castillo confessed to his role in the shooting and stated he was attempting to rob the victim.
Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
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Additional charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of three men and the wounding of a fourth at three separate locations in southwest Houston on May 6.
The suspect, Joshua Kelsey (w/m, 35), was charged with an additional charge of murder in the 178th State District Court. He is also charged with capital murder in the 351st State District Court and murder in the 178th State District Court. A booking photo of Kelsey is attached to this news release.
Identities on the three deceased victims are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Officers J. Caten, D. Higgs, C. Lamont and L. Lange reported:
From 8:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were dispatched to 14000 Bridgeport Road, 5200 Kelling Street and 13500 Hooper Road for shooting Incidents. Homicide investigators were advised one person was deceased at each location.
It was determined the three scenes were possibly related and involved one suspect. The suspect was identified as Joshua Kelsey and his information was provided to law enforcement personnel.
Hours later, about 4 a.m. on Thursday (May 7), officers observed a stolen vehicle being driven by Kelsey and a pursuit ensued. Kelsey ultimately stopped and surrendered. He was taken into custody and subsequently charged.
Further investigation determined Kelsey’s role in the fatal shooting at 5200 Kelling Street and, on Tuesday (May 12) he was charged in the incident.
Georgia police on Thursday arrested a white father and son and charged them with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man whose death in February had recently attracted widespread outrage.
Much of that anger has been focused on the fact that no charges had been brought against the father and son, Gregory and Travis McMichael, ages 64 and 34.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said that both men had been taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault in addition to murder. Travis McMichael fired the shot that killed Mr. Arbery, the state police agency said in a statement.
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In recent days, details surrounding the circumstances of Mr. Arbery’s death on Feb. 23 — and the fact that no one had been arrested — prompted a wave of outrage and concern from figures as diverse as former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the basketball star LeBron James and Russell Moore, a prominent leader of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Those sentiments surged on Tuesday with the release of a graphic video that showed a black man, apparently Mr. Arbery, running toward a truck, engaging in a struggle with a man holding a shotgun, and then falling to the ground after three shotgun blasts went off.
The Georgia authorities, in a news release, stated that it was Travis McMichael who shot and killed Mr. Arbery.