An angry young man died last night after getting into arguments with his neighbor and an apartment-complex security guard.
Police responding to a shooting call found Everette Crockett dead inside a car in the Cullen Park Apartments in the 4700 block of Wenda about 10:30 Monday night.
"According to witnesses, Crockett was involved in an earlier disturbance with a neighbor," police said. "As a security guard tried to detain Crockett, the men got into a dispute, during which the security guard shot Crockett."
Apparently Crockett then got in his car to drive away, or to a hospital. He had been shot in the upper left torso and was pronounced dead on the scene.
No charges have been filed, but police say an investigation is ongoing.
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The mom has talked to Channel 11 and has a different version of events.
Update: Murder charges have been filed against the security guard, Terry Lee Beacom, 23.
"According to a security guard for the apartment complex (Beacom), he and Crockett got into a dispute while he was attempting to detain Crockett, HPD said Thursday, May 27. "At some point during the reported dispute, Beacom shot Crockett.
"Further investigation and evidence obtained at the scene discredited Beacom's account of the incident and he was taken into custody today without incident."
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