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Four arrested in drug deal robbery death

Four arrested in drug deal robbery death

Credit: HPD

by KHOU.com Staff

khou.com

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 12:35 PM

HOUSTON—Four suspects were arrested for the shooting death of a man during a drug-related robbery, according to police.

Jerry Dwight Shinard, 22, Jamal Joyner, 20, Jereale Holmes, 20 and Kristane Samuel-Curry, 22 are all charged with capital murder for the death of Gustvo Cardenas, 26.

Police say Cardenas was with two friends visiting an apartment at 7203 Bellerive on August 15 in order to sell marijuana to the defendants.

They allegedly attempted to rob Cardenas and his friends for the drugs, and Cardenas was shot one time.

All suspects were arrested on August 17 and are currently in police custody.

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