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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Man's Death at 3802 Seabrook

October 15, 2010 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 3802 Seabrook about 1:50 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 9.

The suspect, Clyde Eugene Bradford (b/m, DOB: 4-28-90), is charged with murder in the 177th State District Court. He is accused in the killng of James Edward Clacks, 61, of the above address. Mr. Clacks suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. A photo of the suspect is attached to this news release.

Suspect Clyde Bradford

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.A. Countryman and Senior Police Officer S.J. Anderson reported:

An unknown male suspect drove to Mr. Clack's residence and an argument ensued. After a brief argument, the suspect pulled out a weapon and shot the victim. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Further investigation and witness statements developed information that identified Bradford as the suspect in this case and, on Thursday (Oct. 14), he was taken into custody.

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