1 dead, 1 arrested in deadly Marshall shooting

1 dead, 1 arrested in deadly Marshall shooting
Leon Bowman, 30 (Source:Harrison County Jail)
Leon Bowman, 30 (Source:Harrison County Jail)

MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) - A man is facing charges after Marshall police say he allegedly shot and killed another man Friday morning.

It happened around 1 a.m. at the Belaire Manor Apartment complex in the 1400 block of Paula Street in Marshall.

Police say they found 22-year-old Michael Phelps, Jr. dead inside one of the apartments from an apparent gunshot wound.

After investigating, 30-year-old Leon Bowman was arrested and charged with manslaughter. Police say Bowman may be facing additional charges.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of Phelps' death.

His death is the first homicide in Marshall for 2017.

The case remains under investigation.

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