|Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 13702 Richmond Avenue about 7 p.m. on Monday (February 14).
The suspect Erique Jade Evans, 26, is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court. He is accused in the death of Dalvin Emery, 21.
A booking photo of Evans is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E. Wohlgemuth and Detective J. Gardner reported:
Evans went to Mr. Emery’s apartment at the above address. Emery answered the door and both men, who have known each other for more than a year as friends, began to talk. At some point during the conversation, Evans produced a pistol for unknown reasons and shot Emery several times. Emery ran back inside his apartment and his family called 9-1-1. Family members provided medical assistance, however, Emery died at the scene. Responding HPD patrol officers located Evans and arrested him without incident.
Further investigation determined Evans’ involvement in the shooting and he was subsequently charged for his role in Emery’s death.
Erique Jade Evans