On October 4, 2021, the Southern District of Texas, Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force (Corpus Christi Division), located Charles Walker at a motel in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was taken into custody on a 1st Degree Murder warrant issued by Homicide detectives in Austin for this case. Walker is being held in the Nueces County Jail on a $150,000 dollar bond.
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Initial Release from September 14, 2021:
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 5:25 p.m.
Location: 7701 Cameron Rd.
Deceased: David Bryan Herrera, Hispanic male, born July 1, 1999
Arrested: Charles Michael Deshawn Walker, Black male, 17 years of age
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified David Bryan Herrera as the deceased in the September 9 homicide on Cameron Rd.
Austin 9-1-1 received a shots fired call at the gas station located at 7701 Cameron Rd. APD officers and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on scene and located a male subject with gunshot wounds in the parking lot. Despite life-saving measures, the male subject succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 5:39 p.m. by Dr. Abraham.
Homicide investigators and crime scene technicians responded to process the scene and interview witnesses. According to witnesses and video evidence, the decedent made a comment to the Black female driver of a Silver Acura SUV as she was leaving the store. There was a Black male sitting in the front passenger seat of the Acura as the female was walking back to the car. The Black male can be seen exiting the vehicle with a gun and shooting several times at the decedent. Both the female and the passenger got back into the SUV and left the scene. Witnesses have advised police that the driver and passenger are from the San Antonio area.
On September 10, 2021, the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office conducted an autopsy and ruled the cause of death as gunshot wounds. The manner, Homicide.
Detectives are asking anyone with information or video of the incident to call APD Homicide at 512-974-TIPS, email firstname.lastname@example.org, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin's 58th homicide of 2021.