Update on Incident at 9605 Southwest Freeway
April 2, 2006 --Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9605 Southwest
Freeway on April 1, 2006 about 9:30 p.m.
The suspect in this case is described as a Hispanic
male in his early 30s, approximately 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet
8 inches tall (medium build). The suspect fled the location in
a 1999 black Ford Expedition.
The identity of the deceased male victim is pending
notification to next of kin. He suffered a gunshot wound and was
transported to Southwest Memorial Hospital where he later died.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Gonzales and
Officer C. Park reported:
The victim was pulling into the parking lot of
a club when his vehicle was partially blocked by the suspect's
vehicle. The victim and his brother honked at the suspect and
got out of their truck. They walked over to the suspect's front
passenger side and began yelling at the suspect. A short time
later, the suspect fired one shot striking the victim.
Anyone with information regarding the identity
of the suspect 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.