Incident at 6275 Griggs Road
August 12, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a store owner at 6275
Griggs Road about 7 p.m. on Friday (August 11).
The victim is identified as Oreste Antonio Escobar,
33, of 100 Andorra Lane.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Olivo and Officer
I. Flores reported:
Customers entered the Country Food Mart Store
at 6275 Griggs Road and found the store's owner lying on the floor
suffering with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. HFD paramedics
arrived and pronounced Mr. Escobor dead. There are no known witnesses
to the shooting, however, investigators believe robbery may have
been the motive.
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.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a