Update on Incident at 5100 Clover
March 31, 2005 -- Houston police
have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 5100
Clover about 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday (March 29).
The suspect, Richard Eugene Collins Jr. (b/m
DOB: 6-18-69), was charged with capital murder in the 208th State
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant L. J. Baimbridge
and Officer N. T. Ruland reported:
The victim, James Alexander, 70, of 4223 Tavenor
and Collins were seen riding together in the victim's van. Collins
shot Alexander several times during an apparent robbery and then
fled in a brown station wagon.
Alexander died while enroute to Ben Taub General
Updated: MES/JFC 3-31-05
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