POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 875 West Little York Road

April 5, 2021 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 875 West Little York Road about 4:15 p.m. on Sunday (April 4).  

The suspect, Trent Donta Jefferson (b/m, 27), is charged with aggravated assault of a family member in the 263rd State District Court.  

A booking photo of Jefferson is attached to this news release.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer C. Grahmann reported:  

The victim was at his residence when his stepson, Jefferson, arrived to pick up his brother.  Jefferson and his step-father got into a verbal argument which led to Jefferson producing a pistol.  The step-father also produced a pistol and both men exchanged gunfire.  Jefferson suffered a gunshot wound to the left arm and the step-father was not injured. 

Jefferson fled the scene and was later found at an area hospital.  He was taken into custody and subsequently charged for his role in the incident.   

Trent Donta Jefferson
Trent Donta Jefferson

VHS/KJS 4-5-21
Inc. #044303121

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