Update on Fatal Shooting at 500 Gulfgate Mall Center

February 8, 2008 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested following an attempted robbery that ended with a fellow suspect fatally shot at 500 Gulfgate Center Mall about 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb 6).

Omari Duana Stephens (b/m, DOB: 6-24-83) is in custody and charged with aggravated robbery in the 177th State District Court. A second suspect, identified as Calvin Earl Taylor (b/m, DOB: 6-4-84), was shot multiple times by the victim he tried to rob, Keenan Procter, 36. Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Procter, who has a valid concealed handgun permit, was not injured.

The shooting will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Odom and J. Shirley reported:

Suspects Stephens and Taylor attempted to rob Mr. Procter at gunpoint on a parking lot when Procter fatally shot Taylor. Stephens attempted to leave the location in a vehicle, but was subsequently detained by a Harris County Precinct Six Deputy Constable.

Update: JFC/GO 2-8-08
GO/JFC 2-7-08
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