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Incident at 718 Coolwood

April 8, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of a woman at 718 Coolwood about 1:30 a.m. today (Apr. 9).

The victims' identities were not released pending notification to the next of kin. Both suffered gunshot wounds.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants C. Howard and M. McStravick and Officer T. Andrade reported:

The victims drove to an apartment complex and picked up two unknown black male suspects in order to conduct a drug transaction. The four individuals then drove to 718 Coolwood, where the suspects shot both victims. The suspects fled in the victims' white 2001 Toyota Camry bearing Texas license plates L40-SWZ. The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The female victim managed to flee to a nearby residence and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in unknown condition.

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.

NJM 4/9/06
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.