Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 5050 Sunflower
April 14, 2011 - Houston police have arrested one suspect and are asking for the public's assistance in identifying others possibly involved in the fatal shooting of a man at 5050 Sunflower about 10:30 p.m. on March 12.
Anthony R. Jenkins (b/m, DOB: 1-10-80) is in custody and charged with murder in the 248th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Craig Lyn Robertson, 18, of Houston, who was pronounced dead at the scene. A photo of suspect Jenkins is attached to this news release.
Investigators believe there are other unidentified suspects involved in the shooting.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Padilla and Senior Police Officer R. Bolton reported:
Officers responded to a shooting in the parking lot of The Sunflower Terrace Apartments and found a vehicle that had collided with two other vehicles parked in the lot. Officers approached the vehicle and found Mr. Robertson slumped over in the front passenger's seat.
Witnesses reported seeing a truck drive by them and someone firing shots at them. Moments later, a car drove by and someone from inside fired shots at Robertson's vehicle. The suspects in both vehicles then fled the scene.
Further investigation developed information on Jenkins as being a suspect in this case. He was arrested on Tuesday (April 12) without incident.
Anyone with information on the identities of other suspects believed involved in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Update JFC/JKS 4-14-11
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