Incident at 513 Candadian
September 26, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 513 Canadian
about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 25).
The victim is identified as David Joshua Casillas,
24, of 4809 Siegel. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was
pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officers K.P. Carr and
A. Mares reported:
Officers responded to a shooting call at 511
Canadian and found the victim lying in the front yard of a residence
at 513 Canadian.
Witnesses observed suspects leaving the scene
in a dark vehicle with chrome wheel rims. A similar vehicle was
stopped in the area by responding patrol officers and three individuals
were detained. Those three persons were transported to the city
jail, questioned and then released.
It was learned that Casillas had been assaulted
earlier in the evening, about 10 p.m. on Saturday, at a corner
store in the neighborhood. The shooting might have been a result
of that earlier altercation. The investigation into both incidents
Anyone with information in either incident 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.