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Incident at 2828 Collingsworth

December 3, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2828 Collingsworth about 12:20 p.m. on Saturday (December 2).

The victim, 29, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D.A. Ferguson and Officer T.S. Tyler reported:

The victim was seen walking with the suspect in the courtyard of the Columns of 59 apartment complex at 2828 Collingsworth when they walked to an apartment on the second floor. The victim then walked inside of the apartment while the suspect stayed outside. The victim was heard saying he wanted his money, and not anything from within the unit as he exited the apartment and walked towards the stairway, followed by the suspect. When they reached the top of the stairs, the victim told the suspect he would be back. The suspect then pulled a gun and fired several times, striking the victim whom fell down the stairs. The suspect fled the scene with possibly two unknown black males.

The suspect is described as a black male, 35 to 40 years of age, clean-shaven with braided hair to his shoulders and a small build. He was seen leaving in a burgundy 1998 Oldsmobile Delta 88. There is no description on the two males that were with the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

GO 12-03-06
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.