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Incident at 8701 Gustine Lane

April 24, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8701 Gustine Lane about 1:30 a.m. today (April 24).

The victim has been identified as Willie Banks, 23, of 8701 Gustine Lane #6610. He suffered multiple gunshot and shotgun wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers P. T. Yochum, T. A. Andrade and E. R. Carstens reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call where they found Mr. Banks dead from multiple gunshot wounds. Banks and a friend were in the parking lot when they were approached by two suspects, described only as black males wearing black clothing, who began shooting at him when he fled.

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.

MES/JFC 4-24-06
Inc. #063820806

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.