Updated: Saturday night murder likely narcotics-related


Christian Chapman, 25, was shot and killed Saturday night at Wellington Park Apartments, 2479 Deer Run in Lewisville.

Just after 11 p.m., police received a call about a minor accident. Lewisville Police Captain Mike Lane said that a woman called in to say that a car had hit her father’s car.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered Chapman in the driver’s seat deceased from a gunshot wound.

Radio traffic indicated that the suspect ran towards Huntington Circle apartment complex to the west of the location.

LPD Captain Dan Rochelle said that the suspect is a black male about 18 years old, 5 feet, 5 inches tall with short dreadlocks and a mustache. He said that detectives are actively checking out leads on the case, which is suspected to be narcotics-related.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact Lewisville police at 972-219-3600 or call the tip line at 972-219-8477.  You can also send a text message to 847411 beginning with the word “tiplpd” before your message.

We will update this story as we learn more.


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