Incident at 1320 West Pierce

January 23, 2008 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 1320 West Pierce about 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday (January 22).

The suspect, David Earl Brown (W/m, DOB: 1-16-51), is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court.

The male victim, 62, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. S. Walker and Officer T. J. McCorvey reported:

The victim was working outside next door to Brown’s residence when Brown confronted the victim with a handgun and shot him three times.

Further investigation determined the victim and Brown were once neighbors and maintained a long-standing feud of more than 10 years.

VHS/GO 1-23-08
Inc.# 010376208

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