Houston Police Department
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 500 West Troy

July 16, 2013 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man in the 500 block of West Troy about 9:50 a.m. on Monday (July 15).

The suspect, Alain Delon Bell (b/m, DOB: 8-9-67), is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court.  Bell is charged in the killing of David Earl Stoneham, 55. 

A previous photo of suspect Bell is attached to this news release.  No current photo is available at this time.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Rodriguez and Senior Police Officer P. Vela reported:

Mr. Stoneham pulled his vehicle into the driveway of his residence on West Troy.  His teenage daughter was with him in the car when she exited the vehicle and walked to the garage.  While the daughter was in the garage, she said her father remained at the vehicle, going through some things in the car.  The daughter stated she heard what sounded like someone racking a shotgun and looked toward the street.  She saw her father (Stoneham) and her stepfather (Bell) struggling with each other.  The girl stated her stepfather pointed a shotgun toward her father and fired it once, striking him in the chest.  When her father fell to the ground, the girl said her stepfather shot her father again in the chest.  She said her stepfather then quickly walked to his black Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck parked a couple of houses down the street, got inside the truck and drove away.

About 3 p.m. today (Tuesday, July 16), HPD officers located suspect Bell driving in the 2600 block of the South Loop West (South Interstate Highway 610 West).  Bell fled from police officers for a short distance before being taken into custody without further incident.

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