A Forest Hill man was in custody Monday and accused in the Saturday night shooting death of another man near a store, according to jail records.
A fight erupted Saturday night near the JW Food Store, 5001 E. Berry St., between two men when one of them pulled out a weapon and fired at the other, according to local news reports.
Roderick Brunswick suffered a gunshot wound to the chest during the fight, which police say occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Brunswick, 25, was rushed to the hospital and died a short time later. His hometown is listed as Bridgeport, but other public documents indicated he was from Fort Worth.
Brunswick’s death was ruled a homicide by the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
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Police identified the suspect as Jamerson Tucker, 27, who was arrested Sunday night.
Tucker was in the Fort Worth Jail Monday without bail, facing a murder charge.
According to a police report, a patrol officer was at a traffic light Saturday night at East Berry Street and Village Creek Drive when several residents flagged him down. They told the officer that a man had been shot in the parking lot of the store, and police located Brunswick on the ground.
Authorities had not released a motive for the fatal shooting.