POLICE Department

Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 7201 Rittenhouse Village Court

October 19, 2019 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 7201 Rittenhouse Village Court about 1:10 a.m. today.

The suspect, Harold Lawrence Walton (b/m, 35), is charged with murder in the 174th State District Court.  A previous photo of Walton is attached to this news release.

The victim, Marc Alvin Thomas, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Duncan and Officer B. Rothberg reported:

According to witnesses, Mr. Thomas and the suspect, Walton, were involved in a confrontation inside a residence at the above address that continued into the street.  Once outside, Walton shot Thomas, who was unarmed.  Walton then fled the scene on foot and remains at large.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspect Walton, or on this case, is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Harold Lawrence Walton
Harold Lawrence Walton

KJS 10-19-19
Inc. #137283119

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.