Second suspect arrested, charged in fatal shooting at west Houston townhouse

Second suspect arrested, charged in fatal shooting at west Houston townhouse

Second suspect arrested, charged in fatal shooting at west Houston townhouse

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 4, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 4 at 1:38 PM

Fatal shooting at west Houston townhouse

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HOUSTON—Houston police have arrested and charged an additional suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at a west Houston townhouse.

The crime happened in the 9400 block of Pagewood at about 12:15 a.m. on July 7, 2013.

Tenants of the townhome community said they heard several gunshots and found the victim, Jelani Simmonds, 29,  a short time later.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Simmonds dead.  

Kendrick Monroe, 23, was idenitifed as a suspect in the case and he was arrested on Aug. 13, 2013 without incident.   

The investigation also identified Darryl Cooper, 27, as a suspect in the case and he was arrested last Thursday. 

Investigators said they believe at least one more person was involved in the murder.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crimes Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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