Wanted man turns himself in after deadly shooting in SE Houston, police say

Jalen Deshaun Gibson, 20, was charged with murder in connection with the death of 37-year-old Charrod Gibson, according to police,
Jalen Deshaun Gibson, 20, was charged with murder in connection with the death of 37-year-old Charrod Gibson, according to police, (HPD)

HOUSTON – A man accused in the fatal shooting of another man in southeast Houston is in custody after police said he turned himself in.

Jalen Deshaun Gibson, 20, was charged with murder in connection with the death of 37-year-old Charrod Gibson, according to police,

Authorities said Charrod Gibson was standing outside his home when Jalen Gibson approached him and fired two shots, hitting him in the chest.

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Police said Charrod Gibson was transported to a hospital where he later died.

Investigators were able to identify Jalen Gibson as the suspect. Eventually, Jalen Gibson turned himself in, and he was charged with murder.

Family members told police the two were distant cousins. It is unclear when led up to the shooting.


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