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Incident at 230 McCarty #9

August 8, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 230 McCarty #9 about 9:30 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 7).

The victim, Bobby Rogers, 23, address unknown, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at LBJ Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D.A. Ferguson and Officer B.C. McDaniel reported:

The suspect walked up to a room at the Glendale Motel at 230 McCarty and knocked on the door. When a witness in the room asked who was at the door, the suspect said he was looking for a person who was not in the room. The witness opened the door and the victim, sitting behind the door, looked around the door to see who it was. The suspect then began shooting at the door and then fled.

The motive in the shooting is unknown at this time.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5 feet 2 inches tall with a skinny build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, brown shirt and black shorts.

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.

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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.