Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman at 201 Rosamond on at 7:50 p.m. on June 6.
Antwone Jermaine Betters (b/m, DOB: 8-13-87) is charged with capital murder in the 339th State District Court. He is not in custody. Betters is accused in the death of Camille Ross, 24, of Austin, TX, who was pronounced dead at the scene. A photo of suspect Betters is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Odom and Officer M. Coleman reported:
Ms. Ross and two other females, all from the Austin area, met with three male suspects to purchase marijuana. The suspects then produced weapons and demanded the females' money and cell phones. When the victim gave her cell phone and purse to the suspects, one of them shot her in the chest. The other two females were not injured. The suspects then fled the scene.
The suspects, described only as one black male and two Hispanic males, were last seen in a black Dodge quad-cab pickup truck.
Further information was developed that identified Betters as a suspect in this case. He is believed to have relatives in the Waco area.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Betters or on the identities of the other wanted suspects is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.