Update on Incident at 230 McCarty #9
January 8, 2006 -- Charges have
been filed against a suspect for the fatal shooting of a man at
230 McCarty #9 about 9:30 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 7).
The victim, Bobby Rogers, 23, suffered a gunshot
wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at LBJ Hospital.
The suspect, William Anthony Shepherd (b/m DOB:
12-21-87), has been charged with murder in the 263rd State District
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D.A. Ferguson
and Officer B.C. McDaniel reported:
Shepherd walked up to room #9 at the Glendale
Motel at 230 McCarty and knocked on the door. When a witness in
the room asked who was at the door, Shepherd said he was looking
for a person who was not in the room. The witness opened the door,
and Rogers who was sitting behind the door looked around the door
to see who it was. Shepherd then began shooting at the door and
then fled. The motive in the shooting is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information in the whereabouts of
this suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at
713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Updated: JGA 1-8-06
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.