POLICE Department

2nd UPDATE: Man Dies Days After Shooting at 6900 Apache

September 30, 2016 - One of four men shot at 6900 Apache Street about 4:50 p.m. on September 23 has died.  
The victim, Donavin Williams, 28, was pronounced deceased at Ben Taub General Hospital on Thursday (Sept. 29).  

The suspect, Kedrine Lavel Young (b/m, 25), is charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 337th State District Court.  A photo of suspect Young is attached to this news release.  

Mr. Williams and Alfred Breedlove, 28, were transported by private vehicle to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital in critical condition.  Williams was then transferred to Ben Taub General Hospital.  Two other victims, Denarik Gray, 26, and Dominique Belle, 26, were also transported by private vehicle to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital and are expected to survive their injuries.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. Brooks and C. Cegielski reported:  

A group of males was gathered at a park at the above address when a fight broke out.  One of the males produced a gun and began firing at the others.  All victims were then transported to the hospital.  The shooter fled the scene.  

Further investigation identified Young as the suspect in this case.  He was arrested on Monday (September 26) without incident.

Kedrine Lavel Young
Kedrine Lavel Young

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