|Charges have been filed against a second suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of two men and the wounding of a third man at 14137 Fleetwell Drive about 4:55 p.m. on February 4.
The suspect, Markeith Eric Simpson, 26, is charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 208th State District Court.
The other suspect, Chase Franklin Williams, 18, has been in custody and charged with capital murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 338th State District Court.
Booking photos of both suspects are attached to this news release.
They are accused for their roles in the killings of Reginald Reed, 58, and Brandon Forbes, 23, and the wounding of a man, 32.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives H. Martinez and S. Chettry reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at 14110 Buffalo Speedway and found Mr. Forbes unresponsive in the median of the road. He had suffered gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced him deceased. Officers then learned of a second shooting that occurred a short distance away at 14137 Fleetwell Drive.
Officers arrived at Fleetwell Drive and found Mr. Reed unresponsive on the front porch of the residence. Paramedics pronounced him deceased from gunshot wounds. Officers were then approached by another man, who stated he had also been shot at that location. Paramedics transported the man to an area hospital in stable condition.
Further investigation identified Franklin Williams as the suspect in this case and, on February 6, he was arrested and charged for his role in this incident.
Subsequent investigation identified Simpson as a second suspect in this case. On Wednesday (August 30), Simpson was arrested and charged for his involvement and booked into the Harris County Jail.