Details are still emerging, but according to Houston Police Department, charges have been filed against Vincent Asher Dancer (w/m, 20) in the assault of Steve Brown that occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday (July 9) at the home of Brown.
Court documents indicate the two were in a ‘dating relationship’ and Dancer resided with Brown at his townhome on the upper west side of Montrose. (Sul Ross near Shepard Drive)
“Officers responded to an assault in-progress call at the above address and were flagged down by a citizen who directed them to the residence,” stated HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Harris. “Officers found Dancer who stated he had assaulted Mr. Brown with a glass globe and that he believed he had killed him.”
Dancer was arrested at the scene and charged with Aggravated Assault of a Family Member in the 183rd District Court. His bond has been set at $30,000.00 and is currently in jail.
The Harris County District Attorney’s office filed for an ‘Emergency Protective Order’ on July 11 on behalf of Brown. The order prohibits Dancer from any contact with Brown.
The victim, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition with head trauma. A friend of Brown’s spoke with About News on the condition of anonymity stating, “Steve is still listed in critical condition and in ICU.”
Dancer is set to appear in court again on August 10, 2016.