Update on Incident at 90 Northpoint Drive
December 5, 2005 -- The fatal
shooting of a man and wounding of another at 90 Northpoint Drive
about 3:20 a.m. on November 27 will be referred to a Harris County
Investigators learned the deceased male was Robert
Oliva Marcano, 24, of 700 West Greens Road. He was shot in the
head and pronounced dead at the scene. A second male, Cornelio
Martinez Lopez, 31, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported
to an area hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Carrillo and
Officer H.A. Chavez reported:
Mr. Lopez was sitting in his truck listening
to music in the parking lot of the apartment complex where he
lives when the armed suspect, Marcano, approached and attempted
to rob Lopez. A struggle ensued between the two men. During the
struggle over the gun, Lopez suffered multiple gunshot wounds
to his abdomen and groin area and Marcano was shot in the head.
Evidence was presented to the Harris County District Attorney's
office, which decided to present the case to a grand jury.
Update JFC/JGA 12-5-05
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