Update on Incident at 5401 Rampart #315
August 24, 2005 -- Houston police
have learned the identity of a man fatally shot at 5401 Rampart
#315 on Saturday, August 20, 2005 about 9:40 p.m. He has been
identified as Alejandro Audiffred, 30, of 706 McVey in Sugarland.
Charges have also been filed against a suspect in this case.
The suspect, Valentin
Castaneda, (H/m, 2-14-73), has been charged with murder in
the 248th State District Court and remains at-large. He is accused
in the killing of Mr. Audiffred who suffered a gunshot wound to
the chest and died at the scene. Castaneda may be driving a 1997,
black Dodge Ram 1500 truck bearing Texas License plate 4YYF65.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and
Officer N.T. Ruland reported:
Alejandro Audiffred was found laying on the front
porch of an apartment. Witnesses reported hearing one gunshot
and came out to find the deceased victim.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of
Valentin Castaneda is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division
at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Update NJM/RMM 8-24-05
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.