Incident at 5100 Ireland
February 15, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 5100
block of Ireland about 7:30 p.m. on Monday (Feb. 14).
The victim, Herrera Ramirez Porfirio, 29, of
5217 Ireland suffered several gunshot wounds and was pronounced
dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.B. Douglas and
Officer D.R. Shorten reported:
Herrera and a witness were walking in the 5100
block of Ireland when they were approached by two unknown black
males, one on a bicycle and the other on foot.
According to the witness, the male on the bicycle blocked them
in, and the shooter stood behind them. The witness stated he then
ran from the scene. At that time, Herrera was shot several times.
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.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at