4

Marcus Tyrone Carter, 49, Bayou Body Count No. 130

^
Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

A man was shot to death by his cousin in the Greenspoint area Friday night, and the suspect was later arrested near the Mexican border.

Marcus Tyrone Carter, 49, was shot several times in an apartment complex parking lot by his cousin Damon Lousieur Jacquot, 36, Houston police say. No motive was given for the shooting, which occurred about 8:30 Friday night in the 16900 block of Northchase Drive.

Carter, of Spring, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Jacquot then sped off "royal blue, four-door car, possibly a Toyota Camry," they say, and apparently headed for the border.

On Sunday, he tried to rob a convenience store in Del Rio and led police there on a chase until his arrest. HPD says he then "confessed to his role in Carter's death."

He is in the Val Verde County Jail pending extradition back here to face murder charges.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.