A suspect has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer who was responding to a domestic violence report, officials said Sunday.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Sgt. Christopher Brewster’s death at a news conference late Saturday. Police officials said in a tweet that the 32-year-old officer was shot and killed just before 6 p.m.
The suspected gunman, Arturo Solis Age 25, was arrested without incident following a search after the shooting, police said in a news release Sunday.Court records do not list an attorney who could speak on Solis’ behalf, but listed a Monday court date for him on the charge and show that he is being held without bond.