On September 7, 2015, at approximately 9:41 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call in the 2400 block of Fort Worth Avenue. The victim Jesse Willis, a 34 year –old Black male, was shot multiple times and transported to Methodist Hospital where he died. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that Richard Louis Butler Jr., a 36 year-old Black male, was responsible for the shooting death of Willis. Butler has been arrested for murder and placed in jail on a $500,000.00 bond.
For more information see the probable cause affidavit below.