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Man shot to death in apparent domestic dispute, police say

Jonte Grant is charged with murder in connection with his stepfather's death.
Jonte Grant is charged with murder in connection with his stepfather's death. (HPD)

HOUSTON – A man is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in northwest Houston.

The incident happened around 1:40 a.m. at the Garden City Apartments on West Gulfbank Road near West Montgomery Road, police said.

When police arrived, they said they found a man identified as 50-year-old Bryant Croomes with multiple gunshot wounds. Croomes was declared dead at the scene.

Police said the shooting was domestic in nature and identified the gunman as Croomes’ 22-year-old stepson, Jonte L. Grant.

Investigators did not say what led up to the shooting but did confirm that Grant initially fled the scene before returning. He was taken into custody without incident and was charged with murder in connection with Croomes’ death.


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