Update on Incident at 815 East 23rd Street
December 22, 2006 -- A suspect
has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at
815 East 23rd Street about 2 a.m. on October 21, 2006.
The suspect, Onesimo R. Escamilla (H/m, DOB 1-1-80),
charged with murder in the 179th State District Court, was arrested
on Thursday (December 21). He is accused in the killing of Felipe
Reyes, 40, of 815 East 23rd Street.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Scott and Officer
C. Scales reported:
HPD officers responded to a shooting call at
815 East 23rd Street and found the victim dead. Witnesses said
the victim was standing in the front yard of his residence talking
to at least two other people when one of them shot him. Witnesses
reported hearing a gunshot and seeing two people run away.
A subsequent investigation led to the identification
and arrest of the suspect.
Update GO/JFC 12-22-06
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