The victim, Samuel Quinton Thompson, 23, of Houston, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Brady and Officers E. Zugner and J. Dominguez reported:
Three males in their late teens to early 20s, and all acquaintances, got into a vehicle to conduct a narcotics transaction. One of the males pulled out a gun and a struggle ensued. At some point during the struggle, Mr. Thompson was shot. The suspect fled the scene on foot. The driver of the vehicle drove to a vacant lot in the 9500 block of Scott Street and called 9-1-1. Thompson was then taken by HFD paramedics to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.
December 16, 2013 – Charges have been filed against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 10601 Edgar about 5:15 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 12).
The suspect, Jonathon McCrimmon (b/m, DOB: 12-14-95), is charged with murder in the 176th State District Court. A photo of McCrimmon is attached to this news release.
The victim, Samuel Quinton Thompson, 23, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he died the following day (Dec. 13).