Update on Incident at 11900 Bellaire
May 23, 2005 -- Charges have
been filed in the fatal shooting of a man at 11900 Bellaire about
1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2005. A second victim was also
The suspect, Jose Francisco Tercero (H/m DOB:
05-30-80), has been arrested and charged with murder in the 263rd
State District Court.
One of the victims, Gabriel Posada, 28, of Nuevo
Laredo, Mexico received a gunshot wound and was transported to
Memorial Hermann where he was later pronounced dead. The second
male victim, whose name has not been released, also received a
gunshot wound to the arm and is listed in good condition at Memorial
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and
Officer T. Huynh reported:
Posada and the other victim were awaiting payment
for bringing two females from Mexico to Houston and were subsequently
shot while waiting for the money. A white Jeep Grand Cherokee
occupied by three Hispanic males was last seen traveling westbound
on Bellaire from S. Kirkwood.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of
the suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600
or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.