Family marks one year since Jared Chavis' disappearance in Houston, pleads for help

Friends and family of Jared Chavis gathered for a prayer vigil at Crime Stoppers of Houston on Saturday to mark one year since his disappearance.

Houston police say that on Jan. 12, 2018, the then 19-year-old Chavis met with a man in the 8800 block of Westheimer Road. Chavis was in the back seat of a black Ford Fusion driven by the suspect when they got into an argument and gunshots were fired. Police say, according to a witness, Chavis never got out of the car. He has not been seen or heard from since.

There is a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in the case. If you know anything, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston by phone at 713-222-8477 (TIPS). You can also submit information anonymously at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.