Incident at 11030 Briar Forest Drive
August 5, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 11030 Briar Forest
Drive about 5:50 a.m. today (Aug. 5).
The victim is identified as Rolando Aguilar Rivas
of 12750 Briar Forest Drive. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds
was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Binford and
Officer R. Swainson reported:
Mr. Rivas and his wife pulled into the car wash
at 11030 Briar Forest Drive. Rivas' wife remained inside the car
while he stepped out and began washing the vehicle. As he washed
his car, four black males approached Rivas and demanded money.
Rivas refused and an argument ensued. The suspects shot Rivas
multiple times and fled on foot. Neighbors describe the car wash
as a crime haven frequented by young Katrina evacuees.
The suspects are only described as four black
males in their 20s. All suspects had Jerri Curl hairstyles and
spoke with a New Orleans accent.
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.
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