HOUSTON Police have arrested and charged a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in south Houston.

Reginald Bernard Smith, 46, is accused of shooting Nicholas Wilkerson, 28, at about 5:30 p.m. on April 20 in the 8500 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Investigators said Wilkerson and Smith got into an argument that escalated when Smith shot Wilkerson. Smith fled the scene after the shooting, police said.

Wilkerson was transported to a hospital where he died the following day.

Smith was arrested Friday and charged with murder.

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