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Update on Incident at 5400 Dryad Drive

December 1, 2006 -- Charges have been filed against two suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a juvenile male at 5400 Dryad Drive about 8:40 a.m. on November 28.

The suspects are identified as Aldo Aguilar Ramirez (H/m, DOB 7-31-89) and Augustin Miguel Marquez (H/m, DOB 8-28-89). Marquez also is known as Mikey or Chino. Both suspects are charged with murder in the 184th State District Court. Ramirez and Marquez are not in custody.

The victim, Julian Ruiz, 16, of 5722 Alvarado suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.J. Brooks and Investigator M.F. Waters

Julian Ruiz was shot after he exchanged words with two suspects in a vehicle in the 5400 block of Dryad. The suspects, described only as two Hispanic males, fled in a tan or gold 1990s model Mercury Cougar with tinted windows and chrome wheels.

The suspects' vehicle was located and recovered in the city of Stafford about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 29). The follow-up investigation has led to the identities of the suspects wanted in this case.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspects Aldo Ramirez and/or Augustin Marquez is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600
or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Update JFC/GO 12-1-06
NJM/JFC 11/28/06
Inc #183369106

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