Update on Incident at 6902 Bellfort
May 13, 2005 -- A suspect has
been arrested and charged in the death of a man found at 6902
Bellfort on Tuesday, May 10, 2005, about 5:30 a.m.
The suspect, Christopher Ray Mallet (b/m DOB:
11-1-76), has been charged with murder in the 182nd State District
The victim has been identified as David Lester
Jones, 45. Jones was homeless at the time of his death. A motive
for the shooting is still not known.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Scott and Officer
C. Scales reported:
An on-duty HPD officer patrolling the 6900 block
of Bellfort observed what appeared to be a person leaning against
a building at 6902 Bellfort. The officer stopped to investigate
and found the victim had been shot multiple times. Paramedics
arrived and pronounced the man dead.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.