Incident at 213 S. 75th
August 19, 2005 -- The fatal
shooting of an aggravated robbery suspect at 213 S. 75th #4 about
11:20 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 18) will be referred to a Harris
County grand jury.
The identity of the suspect is pending an autopsy
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.
HAD Homicide Division Sergeant L. A. Flores and
Officer I. F. Flores Jr. reported:
The deceased suspect and possibly two other male
suspects went to an apartment at 213 S. 75th and demanded to speak
to an individual who did not live there. When denied access, the
suspects kicked in the front door of the apartment and one of
them fired a shot from a shotgun. The 46-year-old homeowner returned
fire and struck one of the suspects who fell to foot of the stairs
outside of the apartment and died. The other suspects fled the
Anyone with information on the other unknown
suspects involved in this home invasion is urged to contact the
HAD 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.