Incident at 1000 Thompson
August 12, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1000 Thompson
on Saturday, August 13, 2005 about 10:10 p.m.
The victim's identity is pending an autopsy by
the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office. He suffered a gunshot
wound to the chest and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital
where he was pronounced dead.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.W. Howard, Jr.
and Sergeant M.W. McStravick reported:
The victim and the suspect were arguing a short
distance from where the shooting occurred. The suspect walked
away and the victim followed him. They engaged in a physical altercation,
during which the suspect shot the victim with a small caliber
pistol. The suspect left and has not been identified.
Anyone with information 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.