Beaumont man indicted in April homicide
A Beaumont man was charged Monday with murder in connection with a Easter morning homicide has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury.
Tristan Kavon Jackson, 23, faces up to 99 years in prison if convicted of the first-degree felony.
Jackson was arrested April 22, one day after the fatal shooting of Darrell Howard.
Howard, 43, was found unresponsive near the street in the 3100 block of Concord Road just after 2:00 a.m. on April 21. Suffering from a gunshot wound, he was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital where he later died.
According to a probable cause affidavit, Jackson “gave investigators a sworn statement admitting to shooting a gun in the direction of the victim.”