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Man arrested in connection to shooting that left 43-year-old dead

Clifford Dewayne Salter
Posted at 10:10 AM, Apr 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-29 00:17:34-04

BRYAN, TX — A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left a 43-year-old dead Wednesday morning.

The Bryan Police Department says around 5:20 a.m. on April 28, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of North Ennis for reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a person suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities identified the victim as 43-year-old Ernest Cardona of Bryan.

Around 11:25 a.m., authorities obtained an arrest warrant for 22-year-old Clifford Dewayne Salter.

Salter later turned himself in at the Brazos County Sheriff's Office.

He is currently in the Brazos County Jail for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A bond has been set at $200,000.

Bryan PD says the incident appears to be isolated and the two knew each other.

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