Man Arrested in Connection With Alpine Murder

Man Arrested in Connection With Alpine Murder

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ALPINE – One man is behind bars on first degree murder charges following a domestic disturbance.

According to the Alpine Police Department Facebook Page, officers were called out to a home in the 600 block of North 10th Street just before 12:30 a.m. Friday morning.

According to the report, when officers arrived on the scene, they found John Walker, 20, with a laceration to his leg and Justin Walker, 21, with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Justin Walker was taken to Big Bend Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Police tell NewsWest 9, John Walker was arrested and a search warrant was executed on the home where the firearm believe to have been used in the shooting was recovered.

John Walker is behind bars at the Brewster County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing.