Man wanted in fatal shooting at SW Houston motel

Larry Darnell Scott, 49, is charged with murder in the June 17th killing of Derrick Melvin, 34, of Houston.

June 22, 2010 12:45:06 PM PDT
Police are looking for a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man at a motel in southwest Houston. The suspect, Larry Darnell Scott, 49, is charged with murder in the June 17th killing of Derrick Melvin, 34, of Houston. Melvin suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene just before noon.

Authorities say Houston firefighters called police to 13612 Almeda after discovering Melvin deceased inside a room at the Almeda Inn. The investigation revealed that Melvin's vehicle was missing. It is a gray 2006 Chevrolet Impala with Texas license plates 979-VPK.

Further investigation identified Scott as the suspect in this case.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Larry Darnell Scott is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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