Man found rendering aid to shooting victim arrested in connection with his death

Donald Glen Jones, 34, is charged in connection with a fatal shooting. (HPD)

HOUSTON – Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of another man near East Downtown.

The shooting happened around 6:40 p.m. Friday at a residence on Hadley Street between Live Oak Street and Nagle Street, police said.

Officers were called out to the scene for a shooting in progress. When they arrived, they said they found Donald Glen Jones, 34, rendering aid to 49-year-old Kevin Verdine, who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said they took over trying to render aid until paramedics arrived, but Verdine was pronounced dead at the scene.

After further questioning, authorities identified Jones as the main suspect in the shooting. He was subsequently arrested and charged with murder in connection with Verdine’s death.

About the Author:

Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.