Crime Stoppers offers reward to find man accused of shooting on TSU campus

By Alex Green - Content Editor

HOUSTON - The Texas Southern University Police Department and Crime Stoppers are offering a reward and asking for the public's help locating Houston a man who they say shot someone on campus on Oct. 6.

Darios T. Crayton-Scott, 19, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury. Police said he is believed to be armed and dangerous and should be approached with caution.

TSU police have a warrant for Scott's arrest. Police believe that Scott was enrolled at the university in spring 2015. He is originally from the Bay Area in California.

The shooting was reported around 10:15 p.m. on the "Tiger Walk," a roadway leading through the campus, near the recreation center.

Police said Scott was attending an event on campus and shot an acquaintance twice. The 25-year-old victim was shot in the abdomen.

Scott is described as a black man, around 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing 160 pounds, with a slim build, brown eyes and short black dreadlocks with blond tips. He is believed to be driving or riding in a black four-door Nissan Sentra. Police said Scott is also believed to be with a black woman , 22-23 years old, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 130 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

The man who was shot was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital and is in stable condition.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of those responsible for the shooting. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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