KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – A teenage documented gang member from unincorporated Katy/Harris County has been charged with murder in connection with a body that was found in a car at Cardiff Junior High School on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The killing did not happen on school grounds but it’s where the victim and his friends drove after a shooting.
Seth Brumant, 17, has been charged with murder in the death of Marvin Harrison, 19, who was shot while sitting in a car with his cousin and another family member.
“Deputies report that three men in a car were involved in a shooting elsewhere before they drove to the parking lot of Cardiff Jr. High, 3900 Dayflower, in Katy and called for help,” said Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
A court document reveals that the killing was drug-related. A witness told prosecutors that Brumant had paid $80 for marijuana prior to the shooting. Harrison was reportedly shot in the head and his cousin was shot in the left arm.
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Brumant was arrested this week. As of Friday morning, he was still behind bars with a bond of $200,000. Investigators believe he was involved in one other shooting and has also trafficked in firearms. It was for those reasons that prosecutors asked for and received a high bond.
Brumant’s address is listed as Silverhawk Drive in the Westfield subdivision off Greenhouse Road. It is a very short distance from Cardiff Junior High School.