Police said they arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Arlington Wednesday night.
Arlington police said they found the victim — later identified as Leonard Byrd — at the Rush Creek Apartments in the 1200 block of White Hall Road at about 5 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses reported seeing two men arguing before hearing several gunshots.
According to a statement released Thursday, police said they questioned Deontay Hampton about the shooting. Hampton left police headquarters, but officers found him nearby and arrested him for public intoxication.
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Detectives spoke to Hampton, who police was later charged murder.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact Det. Ben Lopez at 817-459-5373 or Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477 (TIPS).