Dexter Gerald August, 35, Shot at Candlelight Memorial Service, Bayou Body Count No. 55

A candlelight memorial service for a murder victim ended with an argument and a fatal shooting, police say.

Some 200 to 300 people were in and around Yellowstone Park in south Houston for a memorial for Brandon Bryant, killed Tuesday.

Dexter Gerald August, 35, was shot several times about 8:50 p.m. and died at Ben Taub Memorial Hospital. Witnesses said he had gotten into an argument with an unknown male.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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