Murder Suspect Arrested

Brandon Hughes

Brandon Hughes

Today, June 30, 2014, Homicide detectives charged Brandon Donya Hughes, B/M 02-08-1980, with the murder of Lahomer Anderson.  Suspect Hughes is currently in jail and charged with Murder F/1.

On June 30, 2014, at about 4:04 am, Dallas officers responded to a shooting at an apartment located at 7272 Marvin D. Love.

When officers arrived, they saw a witness from the apartment and ask her to open the front door. When the door was opened, the suspect came out and was detained by officers.

Witness informed officers that Suspect Hughes and the victim had been dating for about 4 years.  At approximately 2:45am, the witness was awaken when she heard the victim and Suspect Hughes enter the apartment. The witness then went back to sleep.

At about 3:45am, the witness was awaken  again but this time it was by several gunshots.  Fearing for her safety, the witness and her daughter lock themselves in a bedroom closet and called for police.

When officers arrived, the witness exited the apartment and observed the victim lying in the living room and Suspect Hughes standing by the bedroom. The  officers subsequently took Suspect Hughes into custody.