2nd Update on Incident at 9700 Court Glen
April 13, 2006 -- A suspect
charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 9700 Court Glen about
12:25 a.m. on February 7, 2005, has been arrested.
The suspect, Marvin O'Brien Pierre (b/m, DOB
12-5-75), is charged with murder in the 176th State District Court.
Acting on a Crime Stoppers tip, U.S. Marshal agents arrested the
suspect in the 5800 block of Clarewood on Wednesday, April 12,
The victim, Kofi Appiah, 27, of 8619 Candlegreen
suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead at
Ben Taub General Hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Scott and Officer
C. Scales reported:
It appears Appiah was visiting a female friend
at an apartment complex at 9700 Court Glen. Shortly after midnight
on Feb. 7, Appiah was standing outside when he was approached
by Pierre, who shot him in the chest several times. Pierre then
fled on foot. Witnesses saw a green sport utility vehicle speeding
from the location.
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