Man found dead on bedroom floor of SE Houston apartment, grandmother says

Man found dead on bedroom floor of SE Houston apartment, grandmother says


AND HOW BREEZY.
THIS IS A WINDY ONE STRAIGHT THIS IS A WINDY ONE STRAIGHT
AHEAD. AHEAD.
>>NEW DETAILS IN A DEADLY>>NEW DETAILS IN A DEADLY
SHOOTING INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY SHOOTING INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY
NOW ON HOUSTON’S SOUTHEAST SIDE NOW ON HOUSTON’S SOUTHEAST SIDE
AFTER A 25-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS AFTER A 25-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS
GUNNED DOWN IN AN APARTMENT GUNNED DOWN IN AN APARTMENT
COMPLEX. COMPLEX.
BRANDON WALKER LIVE OFF SESAME BRANDON WALKER LIVE OFF SESAME
AND SELINSKY WITH WHAT POLICE AND SELINSKY WITH WHAT POLICE
SAY HAPPENED. SAY HAPPENED.
>>Reporter: POLICE DO TELL US>>Reporter: POLICE DO TELL US
THAT THEY DO HAVE A MAN IN THAT THEY DO HAVE A MAN IN
CUSTODY. CUSTODY.
THE MAN THEY SAY SHOT AT AN THE MAN THEY SAY SHOT AT AN
UNMARKED HPD UNIT. UNMARKED HPD UNIT.
THAT WAS THE UNIT IN WHICH THE THAT WAS THE UNIT IN WHICH THE
OFFICERS WERE WHO RESPONDED TO OFFICERS WERE WHO RESPONDED TO
THE REPORTS OF A MAN FOUND DEAD THE REPORTS OF A MAN FOUND DEAD
IN HIS APARTMENT COMPLEX THERE IN HIS APARTMENT COMPLEX THERE
BEHIND ME. BEHIND ME.
WE’VE LEARNED THAT MAN’S NAME, WE’VE LEARNED THAT MAN’S NAME,
ERNEST MATTHEWS. ERNEST MATTHEWS.
25 YEARS OLD. 25 YEARS OLD.
HIS FAMILY IS BROKEN. HIS FAMILY IS BROKEN.
>>HE HAD TWO KIDS.>>HE HAD TWO KIDS.
HE GOT TWO BOYS. HE GOT TWO BOYS.
>>Reporter: TWO BOYS WHO WILL>>Reporter: TWO BOYS WHO WILL
GROW UP WITHOUT A FATHER. GROW UP WITHOUT A FATHER.
HE WON’T BE AROUND BECAUSE HE’S HE WON’T BE AROUND BECAUSE HE’S
DEAD AND POLICE SAY SOMEONE SHOT DEAD AND POLICE SAY SOMEONE SHOT
HIM. HIM.
>>THERE IS A BETTER WAY!>>THERE IS A BETTER WAY!
>>Reporter: THIS IS HIS>>Reporter: THIS IS HIS
GRANDMOTHER. GRANDMOTHER.
SHE GRIEVES BUT ACHES BECAUSE OF SHE GRIEVES BUT ACHES BECAUSE OF
WHY THIS HAPPENED, WHY IT KEEPS WHY THIS HAPPENED, WHY IT KEEPS
HAPPENING AND WHAT LITTLE SHE HAPPENING AND WHAT LITTLE SHE
KNOWS ABOUT WHY IT HAPPENED TO KNOWS ABOUT WHY IT HAPPENED TO
ERNEST. ERNEST.
SHE KNOWS HIS GIRLFRIEND KNOCKED SHE KNOWS HIS GIRLFRIEND KNOCKED
AT THE DOOR THIS AFTERNOON, BUT AT THE DOOR THIS AFTERNOON, BUT
HE DIDN’T ANSWER. HE DIDN’T ANSWER.
>>SHE CAME AROUND AND THE FRONT>>SHE CAME AROUND AND THE FRONT
DOOR WAS OPEN AND SHE CAME IN DOOR WAS OPEN AND SHE CAME IN
THE FRONT DOOR AND WHEN SHE CAME THE FRONT DOOR AND WHEN SHE CAME
IN THE FRONT DOOR, THAT’S WHEN IN THE FRONT DOOR, THAT’S WHEN
SHE SAW HIM LAYING ON THE FLOOR SHE SAW HIM LAYING ON THE FLOOR
IN THE BEDROOM. IN THE BEDROOM.
>>Reporter: HOUSTON POLICE TELL>>Reporter: HOUSTON POLICE TELL
US THEY ARRIVED AND WITHIN US THEY ARRIVED AND WITHIN
MINUTES OF DOING SO — MINUTES OF DOING SO —
>>THERE WAS AN UNMARKED HOUSTON>>THERE WAS AN UNMARKED HOUSTON
POLICE CAR, IT WAS UNMARKED, POLICE CAR, IT WAS UNMARKED,
UNMARKED CAR WITH NO MARKINGS, UNMARKED CAR WITH NO MARKINGS,
CAME UNDER FIRE. CAME UNDER FIRE.
>>Reporter: POLICE HAVE>>Reporter: POLICE HAVE
DETAINED THAT PERSON WHO NOW IS DETAINED THAT PERSON WHO NOW IS
A PERSON OF INTEREST IN ERNEST A PERSON OF INTEREST IN ERNEST
MATTHEW’S DEATH. MATTHEW’S DEATH.
THE TRAGEDY EXTENDS BEYOND THE TRAGEDY EXTENDS BEYOND
MATTHEWS AS HIS GRANDMOTHER SEES MATTHEWS AS HIS GRANDMOTHER SEES
IT. IT.
>>I WANT TO KNOW IS THERE ANY>>I WANT TO KNOW IS THERE ANY
HELP FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE OUT HELP FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE OUT
HERE? HERE?
>>Reporter: THIS FAMILY CALLING>>Reporter: THIS FAMILY CALLING
FOR MORE COMMUNITY LEADERS TO FOR MORE COMMUNITY LEADERS TO
PAY CLOSER ATTENTION TO THE PAY CLOSER ATTENTION TO THE
YOUTH OF THIS COMMUNITY. YOUTH OF THIS COMMUNITY.
MEANTIME, POLICE DO SAY THAT MEANTIME, POLICE DO SAY THAT
THEY HAVE A MAN IN CUSTODY AND THEY HAVE A MAN IN CUSTODY AND
THAT MAN IS A PERSON OF INTEREST THAT MAN IS A PERSON OF INTEREST
IN ERNEST MATTHEW’S DEATH. IN ERNEST MATTHEW’S DEATH.
LIVE ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE, LIVE ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE,
BRANDON WALKER, KPRC CHANNEL 2

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