Incident at 5409 Lacy
November 22, 2005 -- The fatal
shooting of a man at 5409 Lacy about 9 p.m. on Monday (Nov. 21)
will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The identity of the deceased male has not been
released pending notification to family members.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Gonzalez and
Officer M. Walker reported:
Officers responded to a burglary call at 5409
Lacy where the homeowner had fatally shot an intruder who had
broken into the residence. The suspect had used a baseball bat
to break the homeowner's front glass door and then continued into
the home. The homeowner, 35, fired several shots as the suspect
advanced up the stairs while still carrying the bat. The suspect
was struck at least twice and pronounced dead at the scene.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.