Incident at 1622 North Main
April 2, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of two persons at 1622 North
Main about 1:35 a.m. today (April 2).
The identities of the two victims, a Hispanic
male and a Hispanic female, are pending autopsies by the Harris
County Medical Examiner’s office. Both victims suffered
multiple gunshot wounds. The female victim was pronounced dead
at the scene and the male was transported to Ben Taub General
Hospital where he later died.
HPD Homicide Division Officers C. Scales and
J. Sosa reported:
The victims arrived at the Poppa Burger drive-in
restaurant about 1:35 a.m. today (April 2). A group of Hispanic
males and females was already at the location eating when an argument
began between a Hispanic male suspect and the male victim. Witnesses
heard gunshots and found both victims lying on the ground with
multiple gunshot wounds.
The suspect is only described as a Hispanic male.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.