Texarkana police ID man sought for questioning in Halloween party shooting

Crime

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – Police in Texarkana, Texas say they have been in contact with the man they were seeking to identify and talk to in connection to the shooting at a Halloween party that left one person dead and nine others wounded.

Keuntae McElroy, 21, and Andre Morine, 24, are charged in connection with the shooting at a Halloween party in Texarkana that killed one and wounded nine others. (Source: Texarkana Texas Police Department)
Police in Texarkana, Texas released a photo of a man they believe may have some critical information about the shooting at a Halloween party that left one person dead and nine others wounded. (Source: Texarkana Texas Police Department)

Andre Morine, 24, and Keuntae McElroy, 21, are charged in connection with the shooting, but police said they wanted to talk to the unidentified man seen in surveillance video from a nearby business that shows Morine handing the man a gun before they entered the event venue late on the night of October 30. Police say a fight broke out a short time later. A total of ten people were shot, including 20-year-old Javon Gooden. Gooden later died at the hospital.

Police confirm the man they were looking for in a post shared by the Texarkana Texas Police Department Facebook page Tuesday night contacted them early Wednesday morning.

Police say the investigation into the shooting continues.

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