King Street murder suspect arrested

Published 8:30pm Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A Selma man, already out on bond for a 2011 murder, is now in custody and charged with yet another murder.

Selma Chief of Police William T. Riley announced Tuesday evening investigators with the Selma Police Department and members of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested Deandre Keon Fuller, charging him for the Saturday, June 1, murder of Antonio Boykin.

fuller_forwebBoykin was shot and killed just inside the doorway of his King Street home Saturday afternoon, suffering multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Up until Tuesday, authorities had urged the community for information on the suspect, as details on who was responsible were scarce.

“Through the investigation of the murder, the detectives identified Fuller as the murder suspect,” Riley said. “He was located at approximately 6:22 p.m. Tuesday and the suspect was arrested without incident.”

Fuller was arrested in the 700 block of Selma Avenue.

He has also been identified as the suspect in an attack on another victim that took place Thursday, May 30 in the 1300 block of Washington Street.

Riley said the incident, which happened shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday, reportedly had Fuller “viciously pistol whip a victim about the face and head causing the victim to be hospitalized.”

Fuller has been charged with capital murder, second-degree assault and criminal trespassing and placed in the Dallas County Jail under no bond.

In October 2011, Fuller was one of two suspects charged with murder in an early October 2011 fatal shooting at the now shuttered downtown club 12th Stone.

At the time, the Times-Journal reported Fuller, and the other suspect, John C. Brown, admitted to firing shots in the club that led to the killing of one person and the injuring of four others.

At the time, District Judge Bob Armstrong set the bond for Fuller and Brown at $5 million each.

At the time of that shooting, Fuller was also out on bond for another crime.

In that October 2011 shooting, five people were injured and one woman was killed. Three other women were injured and a male victim was critically injured with a gunshot wound to the chest.

According to District Attorney Michael Jackson, Fuller’s bond of $5 million was lowered to $100,000 by Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins on Oct. 17, 2012. Jackson said the bond was lowered “against the wishes of this office.”

Records at the Dallas County Jail show Fuller was able to post the $100,000 bond and was released on Jan. 9, 2013.

 

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