Phillip Molis, the hotel security guard shot in a Galveston parking lot last week, died late Saturday night.
The Galveston Police Department confirmed Molis’ death Sunday morning. Since the shooting, he had been treated at the University of Texas Medical Branch for multiple gunshot wounds.
Molis, 23, was a security guard at the San Luis Resort and Spa, a luxury resort on Seawall Boulevard. He was investigating the presence of three men in an employee parking lot on Sias Street in the moments before he was shot.
He was shot at least nine times, in his arms, legs and torso, but was alive when emergency responders arrived at the scene just after 10 p.m. on April 9.
On Sunday, a Galveston Police Department spokesman said investigators have treated the shooting as a homicide since the moment it happened.
One person has been arrested in connection with Molis’ shooting.
Tyronne Haynes, 21, of Missouri City, was arrested the night of the shooting after allegedly trying to hide himself from police.
On Thursday, the Galveston Police Department held a news conference and announced that Haynes was a suspect in the shooting, but had not yet been charged with assault or another charge directly related to the incident.
He was charged with criminal trespassing and was being held on $5,000 bond at the Galveston County jail. On Sunday morning, Haynes was also charged with engaging in organized criminal activity.
He was still in custody on Sunday morning, according to a deputy at the Galveston County Jail.
Police believe Haynes is a member of a Missouri City gang called Gorilla Mob 187.
Police are still searching for two other people they believe were involved in the shooting. The department has offered a $30,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of the people who shot Molis.