Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 7414 St. Louis about 11 p.m. on Monday (Dec. 8).
The suspect, Marcus D. Menifee, 34, is charged with murder in the 248th State District Court. He is accused in the death of Marcus Stewart, 35, of the above address. A photo of suspect Menifee is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Officers K. Winningham and J. Young reported:
Mr. Stewart and Menifee were standing outside a residence at the above address when Menifee accused Stewart of stealing money from him. Menifee then left the location and returned with a weapon, at which time he again confronted Stewart about the missing money. Stewart continued to deny having taken any money. Menifee then shot Stewart mutiple times. Stewart was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Further investigation identified Menifee as a suspect in this case and he was arrested Tuesday (Dec. 9) without incident.