Incident at 7815 Bellewood
July 15, 2005 -- The fatal shooting
of a suspect who attempted to break into a residence at 7815 Bellewood
at about 3:45 a.m. today (July 15) will be referred to a Harris
County grand jury.
The suspect's identity is pending an autopsy
by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office. The homeowner,
Peter Heckler, 51, was not injured.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant L. A. Flores and
Officer I. F. Flores reported:
Houston police responded to a shooting and were
able to determine through witness statements that the suspect
attempted to gain entry into Heckler's residence by force. The
suspect then produced a weapon and threatened to kill Heckler,
who produced his own weapon and shot the suspect.
This case is still under investigation.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.