Incident at 11810 Algonquin
December 31, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 11810
Algonquin about 2:50 a.m. today (Dec. 31).
The victim, Johnathan Omar Fontenot, 23, of 10023
Kirkvale Drive suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
and died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant O. Belmarez and
Officer R. Carstens reported:
Mr. Fontenot was at the residence of a friend
when he pulled a revolver from his pant pocket and started playing
with it in his hands. According to witnesses, Fontenot took the
bullets out of the gun and pulled the trigger as he put it to
his head. He attempted to pull the trigger for a second time when
the gun discharged striking him in the head. Fontenot was pronounced
dead at the scene.
The investigation is continuing.
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