One dead, another in custody in shooting at Marshall apartment complex


MARSHALL, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – One man is dead and another man is in custody following a Monday night shooting at a Marshall apartment complex.

According to Marshall police, 34-year-old Broderick Mitchell was found unresponsive inside a vehicle Monday evening and later died in the hospital. Donovan Resheem Samuel, also 34, was taken into custody on a firearms charge, but police say he is a person of interest in the shooting.

MPD says officers were called to investigate reports of a shooting at the Belair Manor Apartment Complex on Julie Street just after 8 p.m. Monday and arrived to find a green Oldsmobile with a male, later identified as Mitchell, slumped back in the driver’s seat of the vehicle with at least one gunshot wound to the right side of his upper body.

Mitchell was rushed to Christus Good Shepherd in Marshall where he was pronounced dead.  

A short time later, MPD officers took Samuel into custody at the intersection of West Burleson Street and North Bishop Street.

Samuel is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and police say additional charges are pending.

MPD detectives, with the help of the Violent Crimes Task Force, continue to investigate this tragic loss of life and are closely reviewing the evidence. The Marshall Police Department encourages any witnesses with additional information to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 903-935-4540.

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