1 dead in Tyler parking lot shooting

TYLER, Texas (AP) - Tyler police detained a suspect after gunfire in a parking lot left one person dead.

Police say the shooting happened before dawn Wednesday in the parking area of at an apartment complex.

A statement from police says officers arrived to find 20-year-old Ricky R. Davis of Hallsville dead, with a gunshot wound to the head.

Witnesses told police that the suspect earlier had been involved in an alleged assault, went to an apartment, returned with a handgun and started shooting at people in the parking lot.

Davis was the only person to be shot.

Police say a 21-year-old man from Houston was in custody and would be charged with murder.

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