Police arrest 2 teens for robbery, murder of man

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The following is a press release from the Phoenix Police Department:

Homicide Arrests / 1800 E Chipman Rd. Date and Time: 09/25/08 at approximately 11:35 p.m. Victim 1: Williams, Henry Lee B/M (age 66) Suspect 1: Porter, Roger B/M (age 19) Suspect 2: McDaniel, Tyrell B/M (age 18)


PHOENIX -- On 09/25/08, at approximately 11:35 p.m., the suspects attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint of money and his vehicle in the area of 1800 E Chipman Rd. During the attempted armed robbery, one of the suspects shot the victim who then attempted to run away. McDaniel and Porter chased the victim down and completed the robbery while physically assaulting him. Porter and McDaniel then fled the area leaving the victim to die in the street.

Investigators were able to discover that the crime was drug related and identify suspects McDaniel and Porter as those responsible for the murder. Porter was located and arrested on 12/04/08 by gang unit officers in the area of 1600 E Roeser. McDaniel was arrested leaving the county court building at 201 E Jefferson St. on 12/05/08.

McDaniel had been attending a hearing reference an unrelated homicide for which he was out on bond. McDaniel had been arrested 02/12/08 for the beating death of his one year old son. McDaniel was 17 years old at the time of this incident; however, he had been remanded over and is being tried as an adult. He is still facing 1st Degree Murder and Child Abuse for this previous homicide. The report number for the homicide involving McDaniel's child is 2008- 80249140.

Both McDaniel and Porter have been booked for Armed Robbery and 1st Degree Murder for the incident that occurred on 09/25/08.