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Update on Incident at 6240 Antoine

December 19, 2006 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in fatal shooting of a man at 6240 Antoine about 12:50 p.m. on December 14, 2006.

The suspect, Michael Deshawn Morse (b/m, DOB 8/22/89), is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Daryl Hunter, 20, of 6240 Antoine #359. Mr. Hunter suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital where he later died.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D. Crain and Officer R. Chappell reported:

HPD officers responded to a shooting call at the Sterling Grove Apartments and found Mr. Hunter with a gunshot wound.

A follow-up investigation identified Morse as the suspect who fatally shot Hunter. He was arrested without incident on Monday (Dec 18).

Updated: NJM/JFC 12/19/06
GO/JFC 12-18-06
Inc #191976106

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.