CYPRESS, Texas (FOX 26) — Harris County Sheriff's Office homicide investigators have arrested and charged a teen with capital murder in the shooting death of a homeowner in the Cypress area.
Bobby Joe Turner, 18, was arrested on Saturday by members of the HCSO homicide unit, violent crime unit and the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force.
Investigators say Turner forced his way into a home on Gates Randal Court near Duncan Run Lane in west Harris County at around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
The homeowner, identified as 47-year-old Leandro Morales Jr., was shot and killed after the suspect demanded money from Morales in the apparent robbery attempt.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact the HCSO homicide unit by phone at 713-274-9100.