Suspect charged with murder in deadly shooting of man outside Houston lounge

Houston police investigate a shooting on Hempstead Road.

Police say a suspect has been arrested and charged in the deadly shooting of a man outside of a northwest Houston lounge in October.

Robert Hickman, 28, is charged with murder in connection to the shooting that occurred in the 14400 block of Hempstead Road on October 13.

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Police say the victim, identified as 23-year-old Lamar Leaphart, and a group of males got into an argument inside the lounge.

Leaphart ran outside into the parking lot where he was involved in a physical fight and shot multiple times, police say. He died at the scene.

HPD says further investigation led to the identification of Hickman as a suspect in the case.