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Update on Incident at 301 West Little York

May 27, 2005 -- A suspect has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 301 West Little York about 11:30 p.m. on May 24.

The suspect, identified as Juan Domingo Velazquez (H/m, DOB 7-7-78) is charged with murder in the 248th State District Court. The victim, Rudolf Bernard Dorsey, 53, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants S.H. Kennedy and L. Flores reported:

Mr. Dorsey was a uniformed, armed security guard who worked at the apartment complex at 301 West Little York. It is believed Dorsey was responding to a discharging firearms complaint when he approached Velazquez, who then shot Dorsey several times and then ran.

Hours later, Velazquez was taken into custody at a separate apartment complex and questioned by homicide investigators.

Update JFC/MES 5-27-05
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