Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of a Man at 5555 Antoine #703

May 20, 2008 - A suspect has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 5555 Antoine #703 about 11:30 p.m. on Thursday (May 15).

The suspect, Micah Brandon Young (b/m, DOB: 9-16-88), is charged with capital murder in the 176th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Ralph Douglas Cartwright, 43, of Houston. Cartwright suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. McStravick and J. Rubio and Senior Police Officers J. Selvera and D. Vasquez reported:

Tenants at the Oaks of Antoine apartments saw smoke coming from one of the apartment buildings and called the Houston Fire Department. Firefighters located the source of the smoke in apartment #703 and made entry to find food burning on the stove and Mr. Cartwright shot to death.

Young was arrested on Monday (May 19) in the 6600 block of Granite without incident.

Update: GO/JC
JFC/JC 5-15-08
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