Incident at 8000 West Sam Houston Parkway South
November 5, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 8000
West Sam Houston Parkway South about 11:40 p.m. on Friday, November
The victim has been identified as Jimmy Charles
Bailey, 31, of 1405 Westway Drive, Kileen, Texas. He was pronounced
dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officers T. Cunningham
and I. F. Flores reported:
Officers, responding to a shooting call at West
Sam Houston Parkway South and Beechnut, found a Toyota Corolla
and another vehicle crashed into one another. Investigators have
determined through witness statements that Bailey, the driver
of the Toyota Corolla, was stopped at the traffic light at West
Sam Houston Parkway South and Beechnut when a white Nissan Maxima
pulled up next to his vehicle. The occupants in both vehicles
exchanged gunfire at one another. Bailey, who sustained multiple
gunshot wounds to the underarm and legs, drove across the median
and struck another vehicle. The unknown driver of the Nissan Maxima
drove away eastbound on Beechnut. This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information in this case 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.