Man charged in fatal shooting during argument

Dewayne Slaughter, 46, is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a man in north Houston.

August 6, 2010 12:00:45 PM PDT
A man has been charged in a fatal shooting during an argument Wednesday night in north Houston. Dewayne Slaughter, 46, is charged with capital murder in the shooting at the Sienna Courtyard apartments off Northborough and Rush Creek.

Police say Slaughter and another man, Lawrence Lightfoot, got into an argument. Slaughter pulled a gun and fired eight rounds. Four bullets hit Lightfoot, who died at the scene. Slaughter then took off.

Slaughter was a resident of the apartment complex.