LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police have made their first arrest in connection to the January shooting death of a Lufkin man.
Det. J.B. Smith said Elton Gibson Jr., 19, will be charged with murder. He was arrested Thursday without incident.
Smith said police expect to make additional arrests in the death of Joseph Cooper, 63.
Cooper died around 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 19 from a single gunshot to the torso on Cotton Belt Street.