Date:  Thursday, April 7, 2022 5:57 PM
Offense: Murder
Location: 1400 block of Maryland
Case Number: 2204070174

At approximately 5:57 PM on Thursday, April 7, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Maryland reference a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old male shooting victim.   The male was later pronounced deceased.  

During the investigation, officers quickly identified two suspects.  On April 8, 2022, Homicide Detectives secured two Murder Warrants for 41-year-old Deontaye Carter and 44-year-old Alonzo Jackson. 

Investigators and officers have worked diligently to locate these two offenders.  Earlier today, officers were able to track down the whereabouts of Deontaye Carter.  At approximately 4:48 pm, officers with the US Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force, with assistance from CCPD SWAT Officers and Patrol Officers took the offender into custody on the 6900 block of Everhart, without incident.  Deontaye Carter was transported to the main police station for questioning and has since been transported to the City Detention Center for processing at approximately 7:30 pm.  Carter was booked on the outstanding warrant for Murder ($1,000,000 bond). 

Deontaye Carter

The second suspect, Alonzo Jackson, is still outstanding.  Jackson is described as a black male, who stands approximately 5’03” and weighs approximately 190 pounds.  Jackson has an active warrant for Murder ($1,000,000 bond.)   

Alonzo Jackson

If you have any information about this crime, you can contact detectives at 361-886-2840.  If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (361)888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at   The information you provide to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.