Update on Incident at 8100 Filltop
November 17, 2006 -- Charges
have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting
of a man at 8100 Filltop on November 14, 2006 at 6:25 p.m.
The suspect, Antoine Damore Thurston (b/m, 5/15/87)
is charged with murder in the 209th State District Court. He is
accused in the killing of Ervin Powell, 17, of 8138 Filltop. Powell
sustained a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and
Officer A. Mares reported:
Powell was walking with his brother when a large
older model black 4-door vehicle with tinted windows passed them.
The vehicle, which was occupied by two black males, made a U-turn
and backed into a side street. The occupants of the vehicle called
Powell over and while talking to him, fired three shots, striking
Powell. The vehicle left southbound on Filltop.
Updated: NJM/JGA 11-17-06
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