September 17, 2012 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 406 East 43rd Street about 8:20 p.m. on Aug. 31.
The suspect, Cedric Keith Jones (b/m, DOB: 6-6-72), is charged with murder and aggravated assault - serious bodily injury in the 179th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Dwayne Mitchell, 26, and wounding of Gilbert Mitchell, 23.
An August 2012 photo of suspect Jones is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Officers J. Dominguez, M. Chaney and D. Fontenot reported:
The two victims, who are brothers, were in the driveway at the above residence when they got into an argument with Jones. When the argument escalated, Jones pulled a gun and shot both victims multiple times. Jones fled the scene before officers and paramedics arrived. Dwayne Mitchell died at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital and his brother suffered non life-threatening wounds and is being treated at an area hospital.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cedric Jones is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Update: JFC/JKS 9-17-12
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