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Update on Incident at 2828 Collingsworth

December 5, 2006 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 2828 Collingsworth on December 2, 2006.

The suspect, Edward Jevan Ervin (b/m, DOB 01-08-75), is charged with murder in the 177th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Terrance Laneil Moses, 29, of 3207 Brackenridge, who died of multiple gunshot wounds.

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

Moses was seen walking with Ervin in the courtyard of the Columns of 59 apartment complex at 2828 Collingsworth when they walked to an apartment on the second floor. Moses then walked inside of the apartment while Ervin stayed outside. Moses 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 Ervin. When they reached the top of the stairs, Moses told Ervin he would be back. Ervin then pulled a gun and fired several times, striking Moses whom fell down the stairs. Ervin fled the scene with two unknown black males.

Ervin 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 on the whereabouts of Edward Jevan Ervin is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Update GO/NJM 12-4-06
GO 12-03-06
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.