Incident at 11402 Beechnut
December 4, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of two men at 11402
Beechnut on December 3, 2005 about 10:50 p.m.
The first victim is identified as Alvaro Acosta,
25, of 10518 Cook Road. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to
the body and head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second victim is identified as Gilberto Martinez
Jimenez, 22, of 11402 Beechnut #224. He suffered multiple gunshot
wounds to the body. He was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital
where he was pronounced dead.
The shooter is described as a Hispanic male in
his early twenties. He is 5'05" to 5'06" tall and between
160 to 170 pounds heavy. He was wearing a white sweater with a
hood, black jeans with dark colored shoes. He was armed with a
The second suspect is described as a Hispanic
male in his late twenties. He is 5'05" to 5'06" tall
and between 160 to 170 pounds heavy. He was wearing a gray short
sleeve shirt with blue jeans and black polo type shoes.
The third suspect is described as a Hispanic
male in his mid-twenties. He is 5'05" to 5'06" tall
and between 160 to 170 pounds heavy. His clothes were dark in
HPD Homicide Division Officers I.F. Flores and
P.T. Yochum reported:
Mr. Acosta and Mr. Jimenez were both in the back
parking lot of the property when three Hispanic males approached
them. A confrontation ensued and one of the suspects pulled out
a pistol and fired numerous shots at Acosta and Jimenez. When
HPD officers arrived at the scene, they found Mr. Acosta deceased
and Mr. Jimenez being transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.
The suspects ran off into a residential neighborhood just north
of where the shooting occurred.
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.