Kendrick Akins Wiki
Kendrick Akins is accused of shooting and killing his 33-year-old fiancee on Friday in the parking lot of an apartment complex in northwest Houston on the 5500 block of Holly View Drive.
— Tiffany Justice (@TiffanyFox26) January 5, 2020
Kendrick Akins Age
He is 39 years old.
UPDATE | The boyfriend of a woman found fatally shot in an apartment complex parking lot overnight has been charged with murder. Kendrick Akins, 39, was initially considered a person of interest. He was charged with murder Saturday evening. https://t.co/43NUOOcIvj
— 12NewsNow (@12NewsNow) January 5, 2020
Police Report & Investigation
Officers received reports that a woman had been shot after an argument. Apparently, Akins shot him in the chest with a gun, according to court records. A witness said Akins fled to his apartment, but returned and shot a neighbor who had heard the fight and tried to help her.
The woman died at the scene. Police said the neighbor was not shot. Akins took off on foot after the shooting. He arrived at a Houston police station for questioning early Saturday and was admitted to jail that same afternoon. He faces an aggravated assault charge with a deadly weapon and a murder charge. Akins was convicted of aggravated assault on a family member in 2008 and is convicted of prior serious crimes for possession of a weapon as a criminal and possession of a controlled substance, according to court records.
Akins’ bond is set at $150,000 for the murder and $75,000 for aggravated assault. He is due in court Monday.
Family members identified the victim as Dominic Jefferson. Her sister expressed her confusion on Facebook, where only a few days before, she had transmitted her engagement on Facebook Live. “He only proposed marriage to everyone,” he exclaimed. “I want to know why. Why would you do this? You say you loved her. The two had been dating for about three months. She said Jefferson was the mother of two boys and one girl.