Incident at 6835 Griggs Road
January 2, 2006 -- The Houston
Police Department, Homicide Division, is investigating a murder
that occurred on January 2, 2006 at approximately 1:00 a.m. at
6835 Griggs Road.
Homicide Division investigators P. J. Guerrero
and X. E. Avila reported:
The complainant, Mr. Reynaldo Valdez Santibanez
(H/M, 45 years of age, 7902 Ave B, Houston, Texas) and the suspect,
an unknown Hispanic male, were drinking in different areas of
the Centro Botanero La Iguana bar. The suspect approached Mr.
Santibanez and Mr. Santibanez' nephew and an argument ensued.
The suspect produced a chrome .380 caliber pistol and fired at
least four times, striking Mr. Santibanez three times. Mr. Santibanez
died at the scene.
The suspect fled on foot, across Griggs, where
witnesses report that he jumped a backyard fence. The unidentified
suspect remains at large.
Anyone with information regarding this murder
is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or the Houston
Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
Incident # 7171-06B
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.