3 men charged with capital murder in deadly shooting of clothing store employee: HCSO

Investigators have charged Adrian R Brooks, 42, wearing black t-shirt and black mask with capital murder and need the man wearing the white jacket and white baseball hat in these surveillance photos identified. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Three men have now been charged after a deadly shooting of a clothing store employee, Houston police said.

Adrian R. Brooks, 42, Chianti Johnson, 45, and Jamil Johnson, 18, have been charged with capital murder. Brooks has still not been located.

On Saturday, March 19, deputies responded to reports of a robbery at the Newly Acquired Wealth and Fashion (NAWF) store located at 12726 North Freeway around 7 p.m.

When deputies arrived, they found a store employee, 33-year-old Matthew Archield suffering from several gunshot wounds, including a gunshot wound to the head.

Investigators said Brooks, Chianti and Jamil were all involved in the shooting.

Person of interest (Harris County Sherriff's Office)

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Adrian R Brooks or information on the person of interest are urged to call the HCSO homicide unit at 713-274-9100.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit or Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspects in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.


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