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Incident at 4646 West Sam Houston Parkway North

May 5, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the shooting deaths of two men in a murder/suicide incident at 4646 West Sam Houston Parkway North about 8:30 a.m. today (May 5).

The names of the two deceased men have not been released pending notification of their family members. The male victim suffered gunshot wounds to the head and back. The suspect suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S.H. Kennedy and Officer T.J. McCorvey reported:

Both the victim and suspect were long time employees and patent lawyers at the Cameron Corporation at 4646 West Sam Houston Parkway North. The suspect walked into the victim's office armed with two handguns. He shot the victim and then himself. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, investigators do not know the motive for the incident. Investigators have learned the suspect was heavily in debt and did leave a suicide note in his apartment. However, the note did not shed any light on the motive for the killing.

The investigation is continuing.

JFC/DWR 5-5-05
Inc #068748105

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