UPDATED: Harris County Murder Suspect Apprehended At Bellville Apartment Complex [VIDEO]
The Bellville Police Department reported on their Facebook Page that they had apprehended 19 year old murder suspect Jiterion Kegler who was wanted for murder by Harris County. Their statement reads:
Early this morning, we received information that Jiterion Kegler (19), who was wanted for murder out of Harris County for the homicide of a taxi cab driver on April 29th, was at Park Place Apartments in Bellville. Kegler was said to be armed and dangerous. The Austin County Special Response Team (comprised of local law enforcement) made location and apprehended Kegler without incident nor injury. Kegler is currently being held in the Austin County Jail awaiting extradition back to Harris County.
The post was also shared on the Austin County Sheriff’s Department Facebook Page as well.
ABC 13 gave further details on the shooting incident:
The shooting happened Monday around 1 p.m. at the Kroger in the 3000 block of Montrose Boulevard near Westheimer. Houston police said Kegler walked up to the cab, fired several rounds and then took off, leaving the victim slumped over and wounded. Officials believe Ubani was working at the time. He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital, where he died on Tuesday.