Suspect wanted in deadly shooting at homeless encampment in Houston

Tony Stanton (Crime Stoppers)

Police are looking for a man who they say shot and killed a person at a homeless encampment in Houston.

According to Crime Stoppers, Tony Stanton, 26, was visiting a homeless encampment on Commerce Street when, for unknown reasons, he approached the victim from behind and shot the victim in the back of the neck. The victim died at the scene.

Authorities say the suspect has not been seen since the shooting on October 30, 2018.

Stanton is described as a black male, 5’8”, and 210 to 220 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case.