A suspect wanted and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 2100 Mid Lane about 6:10 p.m. on March 30 is in custody.
The suspect, Montrel Lenard Burley, 40, is charged with murder in the 208th State District Court. A booking photo of Burley is attached to this news release. Burley is accused in the killing of Darrell Gentry, 26.HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Stringer, E. Torres, and H. Martinez reported: Officers responded to a report of a drive-by shooting in the 4600 block of San Felipe Street at Mid Lane. Upon arrival, officers found Mr. Gentry in a parking garage at the above address. He had suffered at least one gunshot wound. Responding paramedics pronounced Gentry deceased at the scene.Witnesses stated two suspects fled in an unknown black Subaru SUV at a high rate of speed. One suspect was described only as a black male wearing all black. The second suspect is unknown.Further investigation led to the identity of Burley as one of the suspects and he was subsequently charged in the shooting. Earlier today (April 11), Burley surrendered to authorities at the Harris County Joint Processing Center. Anyone with additional information on any other suspect(s) in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Montrel Lenard Burley
2nd Update: JFC/SOA 4-11-23Update JFC/VHS 4-7-23JKS/JFC 3-31-23Inc. #045001923