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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 shot.

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 Hermann Hospital.

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.

Updated: JGA/MES
JGA 5-22-05

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