Incident at 5131 North Freeway
August 6, 2006 -- Houston Police
homicide detectives are investigating the death of an adult male
at 5131 North Freeway on August 6, 2006.
Homicide investigators Sergeant M. Scott and
Officer C. Scales reported:
On August 6, 2006, at approximately 12:50 a.m.,
patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting call at a tattoo
parlor located at 5131 North Freeway. Upon arrival, officers discovered
a Hispanic male in the parking lot, deceased. The victim sustained
an apparent gunshot wound to the neck.
Preliminary investigation has revealed two Hispanic
males came to the tattoo parlor shortly after midnight. While
seated in their vehicle in the parking lot, two or three black
males approached. After a short conversation, the black males
began assaulting the Hispanic males. During the confrontation,
one of the Hispanic males was beaten and the other was shot to
The identity of the deceased victim is unknown
at this time.
The investigation into this incident continues.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is urged to contact
the Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a