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Incident at 8600 Irvington

July 16, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8600 Irvington about 6 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2005.

The deceased victim is identified as Fernando Ramirez. He suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sgt. P. Motard and C. Abbondandolo reported:

Ramirez was working as an uniformed security guard at a nightclub when he was asked to escort two unruly men outside. Shortly after escorting these men out, a witness heard several gunshots in the parking lot. Ramirez did not return to the club and was found by a club patron laying on the ground in the parking lot. A group of individuals from the nightclub tried to aid Ramirez by giving him CPR but he was unresponsive.

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.

JGA 7-17-05

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.