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Suspect charged after security guard finds man murdered in SE Houston

The victim was later identified as Ellis Williams.

HOUSTON — 2/2 UPDATE: Jarrett McClintock, 32, is charged with murder in the death of Ellis Williams, 39.

Original story on 1/28:

A security guard found a man shot to death Thursday in the parking lot of an apartment complex in southeast Houston.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. at The Redford Apartments in the 1200 block of Redford Street.

Houston police have very limited information on this scene but said several neighbors heard the gunshots.

There are no witnesses and no suspects in custody at this time.

The motive is also unknown. 

Police plan on checking surveillance cameras in the area to see if they can figure out what exactly happened. 

The victim has not been identified. 

This is a developing story. Check back for any updates. 


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