Charges Filed in Fatal Shooting at 10017 West Montgomery

July 7, 2008 - A suspect has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 10017 West Montgomery about 3 a.m. on Saturday (July 5).

The suspect, Richard Andre Jarmon (b/m, DOB: 10/20/67), is charged with murder in the 177th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Eddie Watts III, 30, of Houston. Mr. Watts suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Cruz, L.A. Flores and W.M. Bush and Officer J.T. Barringer reported:

Mr. Watts was involved in a disturbance with his sister’s boyfriend, Jarmon. During the disturbance, Jarmon produced a firearm and shot Watts. Jarmon fled the scene but later turned himself in to police.

Inc #097937108

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