Man charged with shooting, killing his brother in Sunnyside

DaMarcus Williams, 30 (HPD)

HOUSTON – A man was arrested for fatally shooting his brother in Sunnyside Monday, the Houston Police Department said.

DaMarcus Williams, 30, was charged with murder in the 263rd State District Court. He is accused of killing his 34-year-old brother, who was identified in court documents as Derrell Quinney.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting outside of a home in the 3700 block of Grassmere Street near Scott Street at about 1:30 p.m.

Police said when they arrived at the scene, they found a man unresponsive with a gunshot wound. The Houston Fire Department pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

According to investigators, officers learned that Williams was the suspect in this incident. He was detained at the scene, questioned and charged for his alleged role in the shooting.

Officers have not said what led up to the incident.

Court documents said Williams was convicted of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in 2012.

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