Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 8900 South Braeswood Boulevard about 7:50 p.m. on July 18.

The suspect, Jayson Darell King (b/m, 34), is charged with murder in the 184th State District Court for his role in the killing of Adam Valencia, 25.  A booking photo of King is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Naughton and L. Patterson reported:

Mr. Valencia was shot while outside of a convenience store at the above address.  Paramedics transported him to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

At the time, there was no known suspect or motive in the shooting.

Further investigation identified King as the suspect in this case and he was arrested on Thursday (July 23) without incident.

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