Police ID man fatally shot while sitting on porch in Texarkana, TX

Published: May. 29, 2017 at 2:07 PM CDT|Updated: May. 30, 2017 at 2:13 PM CDT
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TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - Authorities have released the name of the victim who was fatally shot while he and others were sitting on a porch Sunday evening in Texarkana, Texas.

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Ralph Morrison of Mineral Springs, Arkansas.

The shooting happened just after 6:33 p.m. at a residence in the 400 block of Lumpkin Street. That is in the Beverly area of the city.

Police say Morrison was visiting friends when a light blue Chevrolet minivan with Texas tags pulled up in front of the house.

The driver got out of the van and began firing a handgun multiple times at the house, striking Morrison once in his head. Police believe Morrison and the suspect had a dispute with each other due to an incident from several years ago.

Morrison was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Detectives say they were able to identify 34-year-old Hakim Gerald Webster of Los Angeles, CA as a suspect. He is described as being 5'10" and weighing 180 pounds A warrant has been issued for murder.

Webster was last seen driving a light blue Chevrolet Uplander minivan, with a Texas License plate bearing FST4968.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the case to call Texarkana, Texas, police at (903) 798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at (903) 793-STOP.

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