Lufkin Man Charged with Thursday Night Shooting Death
Officers arrested a Lufkin man early Friday morning in connection to the shooting death of another Lufkin man outside Highpointe Plaza apartments off North John Redditt Drive.
(mug shot from previous arrest in 2015)
Timothy Lemond White, 35, was taken into custody moments after officers arrived at his apartment to find a gunshot victim lying on the ground. The man, whose name is not being released pending family notification, was taken to CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial Lufkin where he was pronounced dead.
Dispatch received a call just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday of a gunshot victim outside White’s apartment. Witnesses reported seeing White throw a rifle over a nearby fence into an area of heavy underbrush before returning to his apartment. Officers recovered the rifle roughly six feet from the fence line.
White remains in the Angelina County Jail charged with murder and tamp
ering with evidence