Suspect, Victim Identified in Fatal Henderson Shooting

Posted/updated on: February 19, 2013 at 2:30 am

joe_travis_watleyHENDERSON — Authorities Monday identified two Henderson men involved in a fatal shooting in that city. KETK and the Longview News-Journal report Joe Travis Watley, 60, is being held without bond in connection with the shooting death of 53-year-old Roy Lee Moore. The shooting happened at the Henderson American Legion Hall, at 601 Sand Street, just after 12:15 Sunday morning. According to Henderson Police, Moore had gotten up to go to another part of the building when he was shot. Watley (pictured) was later arrested in the 300 block of Garden Lane Road. EMS was taking the victim to a Longview hospital. Because of his condition the ambulance was diverted to a Kilgore hospital, where Moore died.

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