Man gunned down at Tyler apartment
POSTED: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 1:41pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:51am
UPDATE 10/14/09 1:45 P.M.
Tyler Police Investigators are currently following up on information related to the suspect or suspects involved in this incident. Investigators are working to clarify witness statements. Murder warrant or warrants are still expected but have not been issued at this time.
Tyler Police Investigate Homicide
On Wednesday morning, October 14, 2009, at approximately 2:20 a.m. Tyler Police responded to Varsity Place Apartments located at 3400 Varsity in reference to gun shots. When officers arrived they found one victim identified as Ricky R. Davis, B/M, 20 years old, from Hallsville, Texas deceased as the result of a single gunshot wound to the head.
Tyler Police Investigators were called to the scene and interviewed several witnesses to the shooting. Investigators learned that an Assault had occurred earlier involving the shooting suspect. The suspect went to an apartment, obtained a handgun and returned firing several shots at a group of people in the parking lot of the apartment complex. The deceased victim was the only person struck by gunfire.
The suspect is identified as Keith Dotson, B/M, age 21 (06-02-1988), from Houston, Texas. Dotson has been arrested for unrelated warrants involving Criminal Trespass and Traffic charges and Investigators are in the process of obtaining a warrant for Murder at this time.