Incident at 1303 La Concha
December 29, 2005 -- A disturbance
between residents at a local motel at 1303 La Concha erupted into
gunfire leading to the death of one resident on Wednesday, December
28, 2005 around 10 p.m.
According to Houston Police Department Homicide
Division Investigators Sergeant G. Gonzales and Officer M.S. Walker,
two groups of males got into an altercation that lead to gunfire
in two separate locations within the motel. The black male victim
sustained several gunshot wounds. The Harris County Medical Examiner's
office will conduct an autopsy to determine the victim's cause
of death and his identity.
HPD investigators were told that the victim is
a former resident of New Orleans and a Hurricane Katrina evacuee.
The suspect(s) and the motive for the shooting
are unknown and anyone with information in this incident is asked
to contact the Houston Police Department Homicide Division at
713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
AW/ NJM 12-29-05
Inc # 195607805-Z
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.