Suspect arrested in death of convenience store clerk

HOUSTON Devon Thacker Jr., 18, is in police custody Tuesday and is facing charges of capital murder.

The shooting happened at the Medfield Food Store on Medfield at Ashburnham. Investigators say an eyewitness saw a man walk into the store as the eyewitness was walking out. He then heard the robber demand money.

The male victim, 40, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

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