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Incident at 1225 Canterlane

April 14, 2006 -- The fatal shooting of an aggravated robbery suspect at 1225 Canterlane about 3:30 a.m. today (Apr. 14) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The identity of the deceased suspect, who suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach, is pending notification to the next of kin.

The robbery victim is identified as Derriun Raney, 26, of 1225 Canterlane. He suffered a laceration to the head.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Kennedy and Officer T. Miller reported:

The suspect, dressed in all black and wearing socks on his hands, knocked on the front door of Raney's residence. Raney, who was asleep inside, went to and opened the door with a pistol in his hand. After opening the door, Raney was repeatedly struck in the head with a tire iron by the suspect. Raney then fired several shots at the suspect striking him in the stomach. The suspect fell to the ground and died on the front yard of the residence. According to witnesses, the suspect went to the residence intending to rob Raney.

NJM/JFC 4/14/06
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