A Dallas, Texas, man has been arrested, accused of fatally capturing a 21-year-old girl after she beat him at a sport of basketball, police and the sufferer’s household say.
Cameron Hogg, 31, was arrested Thursday and charged with homicide in reference to the deadly Oct. 3 capturing of Asia Womack, 21, the Dallas Police Division introduced.
Police stated the capturing unfolded within the 4100 block of Hamilton Avenue round 7:40 p.m. and responding officers found Womack on the sidewalk with “a number of gunshot wounds.”
She was taken to a hospital the place she died.
Womack’s aunt advised NBC Dallas Fort-Value that she was killed over a basketball sport.
“We’re taking it sort of arduous as a result of it was mindless,” Juanita Smith advised the station earlier this month. “I simply don’t perceive why you kill any person over a basketball sport.”
The household’s pastor John Delley with Religion Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, advised the station that the capturing occurred on the finish of the basketball sport at a park when the shooter apparently could not settle for defeat.
“When it goes to the intense of such that you simply go away the scene, go to the home and get a gun and also you come again,” he stated. “I imagine in forgiveness, however justice must be served.”
A $5,000 reward for info was introduced for ideas resulting in an arrest in Womack’s dying. Final week, police introduced a warrant was issued for Hogg’s arrest. It isn’t clear why it took a number of days to in the end take him into custody.
He was arraigned early Friday on fees of homicide, fleeing police officer, and driving whereas intoxicated together with his bond set to $1.75 million, courtroom data present.
It’s not instantly clear if he has retained a lawyer but.
A search of Dallas County’s felony and misdemeanor courts system discovered he had seven others instances starting from aggravated theft in 2009 to lethal conduct in 2021.
Asia’s mom, Andrea Womack, stated her daughter was buddies with Hogg and lengthy trusted him.
“She took calls from him when he was in jail and would purchase him no matter he wanted,” she stated to the Dallas Morning Information. “She referred to as him a brother.”
Womack’s obituary remembered her as a younger girl who had a ardour for basketball from an early age.
“Asia was designed like no different. Her present was expressed by her love for basketball. She had an enormous coronary heart full of a lot love, pleasure, and laughter. She had a smile that might brighten your day,” it stated.