Police reveal particulars relating to taking pictures of Travis HS coach, killed in family-related dispute at sports activities advanced in Rosenberg
HOUSTON – One man was killed and one other is in custody after a taking pictures Saturday on the Seabourne Creek Sports activities Complicated, based on Rosenberg Police Division. Officers mentioned the deadly taking pictures is expounded to an on-going family-related dispute.
“We obtained 911 telephone calls about 10:30 within the morning that there have been photographs fired within the car parking zone,” police chief Jonathan White mentioned.
The sufferer, recognized as Derwyn Lauderdale, 29, was shot within the stomach whereas within the car parking zone. He was transported by EMS to the hospital, the place he died from his accidents.
Rosenberg police mentioned witnesses recognized James Hamilton, 28, because the alleged shooter, who they are saying was in possession of a stolen handgun.
“The suspect James Hamilton bumped into the group and acted as he have been a spectator and didn’t know what had occurred,” Chief White mentioned.
Based on Fort Bend ISD, Lauderdale was a first-year trainer and coach at Travis Excessive College in Richmond. He additionally performed soccer at Bellaire Excessive College in Houston.
“This information has shocked our (Travis Excessive College) neighborhood and has left us heartbroken for his household,” mentioned principal Sarah Laberge.
Derwyn was a trainer, coach, stepfather and buddy that was taken to quickly.
“Very unlucky. We discovered that Derwyn Lauderdale was the stepfather to James Hamilton kids and one of many kids have been really there to play soccer yesterday and sadly needed to witness the occasion,” Chief White mentioned.
Hamilton has an in depth prison historical past throughout Harris, Brazoria and Galveston counties, which embody earlier arrests for violation of a protecting order, illegal carrying of a weapon and terrorists risk inflicting worry of imminent critical bodily damage.
The sports activities advanced had been rented out for youth soccer video games, which is believed to be the explanation Hamilton and Lauderdale have been current collectively.
“What a tragic set of circumstances that happened throughout this occasion,” mentioned White. “Youngsters got here to play a recreation they love, solely to have it ruined by a profession prison committing an act of household violence. Our ideas and prayers exit to these affected by this tragedy and we are going to pursue acceptable expenses so justice could also be served.”
Southwest Baptist College mourns the lack of former SBU soccer participant
“We’re shocked by this information,” SBU Director of Athletics Mike Pitts said. “Derwyn had been a member of the Bearcat Household for practically a decade and we are going to miss him. Our hearts, ideas, and (particularly) prayers exit to Derwyn’s household and to the coaches and gamers of SBU Soccer.”
From 2010-14, Lauderdale was a member of the SBU Soccer workforce. He was the most effective huge receivers ever to play at SBU. Following his taking part in profession, he served as a member of the Bearcats teaching workers through the 2018 and 2019 seasons.
“Phrases can’t categorical the loss we’re feeling proper now as a Bearcat Household,” mentioned Head Soccer Coach Robert Clardy. “Derwyn leaves a legacy right here that may by no means be forgotten by his former teammates and coaches. He was an amazing buddy and mentor to all.”Lauderdale has his title written everywhere in the SBU report books, rating within the high 10 in 5 profession classes. He ranks third in receptions, third in receptions per recreation, fifth in receiving yards, seventh in receiving touchdowns, and ninth in yards per catch. He additionally ranks third in single-season receptions, and third in most receptions in a recreation. Please hold the Lauderdale household in your prayers.”
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