Update: Third Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 5050 Sunflower
April 28, 2011 - Houston police have arrested a third suspect and are asking for the public's assistance in identifying others possibly involved in the fatal shooting of a man at 5050 Sunflower about 10:30 p.m. on March 12.
Dion White (b/m, DOB: 10-19-83) is in custody and charged with murder in the 263rd State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Craig Lyn Robertson, 18, of Houston, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two other suspects, Levelle Dequan Vigne (b/m, DOB: 4-22-93), arrested on April 25, and Anthony R. Jenkins (b/m, DOB: 1-10-80), arrested on April 12, are charged with murder in the 248th State District Court for their roles in Robertson's death. Photos of all three suspects are attached to this news release.
Investigators believe there are other unidentified suspects involved in the shooting.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Padilla and Senior Police Officer R. Bolton reported:
Officers responded to a shooting call in the parking lot of The Sunflower Terrace Apartments and found a vehicle that had collided with two other vehicles parked in the lot. Officers approached the vehicle and found Mr. Robertson slumped over in the front passenger's seat.
Witnesses reported seeing a truck drive by them and someone firing shots at them. Moments later, a car drove by and someone from inside fired shots at Robertson's vehicle. The suspects in both vehicles then fled the scene. The pickup truck used in the shooting was recovered a day after the shooting in the 6700 block of Dumble.
The investigation developed information on Jenkins and Vigne being suspects in the case and both were subsequently arrested. Further investigation identified White as a third suspect in this case. He was arrested on Wednesday (April 27) without incident. He has admitted to investigators his involvement in this incident.
Anyone with information on the identities of other suspects believed involved in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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