Incident at 5828 West 34th Street
August 28, 2006 -- Charges have
been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a
man at 5828 West 34th Street about 7:05 p.m. on Thursday (August
The suspect, Ignacio Fernandez (H/m, DOB 4/27/82),
is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court. He is
accused in the killing of Jose Godinez, 31, of 9330 Longpoint
HPD Homicide Division Officers T. Hufstedler
and I.F. Flores Jr. reported:
According to witnesses, Godinez and his friends
were drinking beer after work in the parking lot of their employer.
Fernandez, one of the co-workers, got into a verbal confrontation
with the victim and left the scene. Fernandez later returned with
a friend and approached Godinez with a gun in his hand. Godinez
grabbed Fernandez's arm, which held the gun, and both men fell
into Fernandez's vehicle. Shortly thereafter, shots were fired
and Godinez sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported
to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital by private vehicle. Fernandez
fled in a 2000 or 2001 black Honda Accord.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of
suspect Ignacio Fernandez 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