Incident at 1800 Barker Cypress #837
June 22, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of two persons and the apparent
suicide of a third individual at 1800 Barker Cypress #837 about
10:45 p.m. on Tuesday (June 21).
The identities of the two victims, a female,
30, of 1800 Barker Cypress #837 and a male, 41, address unknown,
are pending notification to the next of kin. Both suffered gunshot
wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect, a male, 32, address unknown, also
died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. W. Howard and
Officer P. T. Yochum reported:
The suspect, who is the estranged boyfriend of
the female victim, entered his ex-girlfriend's apartment and shot
the male victim, who is the brother of the female, one time in
the chest, and the female twice in the back. After shooting the
victims, the suspect shot himself once in the head. Witnesses
stated the female had discontinued her relationship with the suspect
approximately two weeks ago.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.