A county man was arrested Sunday and charged with shooting and killing his son, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.

Raymond Moore Jr., 52, was charged with murder Sunday evening, according the sheriff's office.

Moore is accused of shooting his son, Raymond Moore III, 32, outside the apartment they shared in an unincorporated area just outside of Dickinson.

The shooting happened at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Witnesses told police they heard two people arguing and then multiple gunshots, according to a probable cause affidavit.

One witness told police that Moore III was shot in the stomach and then crawled into the witness' living room, according to the affidavit. 

Moore III was taken to HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake for emergency surgery. He died at the hospital, according to the affidavit.

Moore Jr. was held on $250,000 bond and was in custody at Galveston County Jail on Monday morning, according to jail records.

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.


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(2) comments

Doug Sivyer

Here we go again,. Sick world

John E Sr. Macrini

Rather than ( cruel and unusual ) lethal injection, this man should be put up in a climate controlled environment complete with television, internet, 3 squares, medical treatment to keep him healthy and happy, all at the taxpayers expense.

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