Update on Incident at 6400 Springhaven

November 10, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 6400 Springhaven Drive about 7:50 a.m. on November 2.

The suspect, Dante Bernard Jackson (b/m, DOB: 8-4-86), is charged with murder in the 184th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Vincent Derrell Joseph, 22, of 16802 Vandergrift, who suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. (A photo of suspect Jackson is attached to this news release.)

HPD Homicide Division Officers R.P. Martinez and C. L. Scales reported:

Mr. Joseph was in his neighborhood driving to work when he stopped to talk to Jackson, who was in another vehicle. Jackson shot Joseph as he (Joseph) sat in the driver’s seat of his vehicle. Jackson was seen fleeing the scene in a dark four-door, Buick Skylark or Century. He was last seen entering the Haverstock Hills Apartment complex at 5619 Aldine Bender.

A follow-up investigation identified Dante Jackson as the suspect in this case.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Update: GO/JFC 11-10-07
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.