Incident at 500 West Crosstimbers
December 10, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 500 West
Crosstimbers about 8 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 9).
The victim is identified as Patrick Rios, 19,
of 500 West Crosstimbers #22.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.K. Peters and
Officer A.J. Palos reported:
Patrick Rios was in or near his vehicle in the
parking lot of an apartment complex when two unknown Hispanic
male suspects approached him and demanded his car keys and his
jewelry. One suspect produced a handgun and shot Rios. Both suspects
fled the scene on foot. Rios was transported to Ben Taub General
Hospital where he later died.
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.