HOUSTON -

A murder charge has been filed in the beating death of a Houston man.

Houston police say Dontell Cooper, 22, is accused of beating 46-year-old Morris Lee Gray to death in the 4200 block of Lockwood around 8 p.m. Sunday.

Officials say Gray and Cooper got into an altercation when Cooper chased the victim down and beat him.

Cooper was arrested without incident by Houston police on Monday.

He is charged with murder.