Incident at 7200 Mullins
June 24, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 7200 block
of Mullins about 5:50 p.m. on Thursday (June 23).
The victim, Joven Reyes, 56, of 6120 Bellaire
Blvd #150 suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced
dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.J. Grysen and
Officer D.R. Shorten reported:
The victim was operating an ice cream vending
cart. On the top of the cart was a basket that contained snack
items. According to a witness, the victim was seen speaking with
someone in a small red vehicle. The vehicle sped off and the victim
was found on the ground with a gunshot wound.
There are no known witnesses or suspect(s) in
this case at this time. Anyone with information is urged to contact
the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.