Incident at 12011 Bissonnet
January 28, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the shooting death of a man at 12011
Bissonnet about 2:55 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2005.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. D. Newcomb
and Officer T. Huynh reported:
The victim, Ricardo A. Steele, 38, was confronted
by the suspect while he was
in the barbershop. The suspect, who is not being identified pending
notification of kin, produced a gun and a struggle ensued over
During the struggle, Steele was shot in the arm, causing a superficial
The gun discharged a second time during the struggle, striking
the suspect in
the head. The suspect was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital
later died. This case will be referred to the Harris County grand
Anyone with information regarding this incident
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.