Man charged in deadly game room shooting in southeast Houston that killed security guard, police say

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Saturday, September 3, 2022
Security guard killed at a game room in southeast Houston
Video from the scene shows police officers investigating the area on Long near Wayside.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man has been arrested and charged in the death of a security guard, whom police said was fatally shot during a robbery at a southeast Houston game room.

The video above is from the original report: Security guard killed during robbery in southeast Houston, police say

Jomar Crawford, 22, is charged with capital murder after he allegedly shot 33-year-old Jesus Rodriguez.

On Feb. 12, at about 1 a.m., Houston Police Department officers said they responded to a shooting at a game room on 6333 Long Drive.

Rodriguez was found with a gunshot wound and transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Court documents state Crawford was attempting to rob the victim when the shooting took place.