Incident at 140 Hardwicke Road
January 11, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and woman
at 140 Hardwicke Road about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10,
The first victim has been identified as J. Felix
Valdez, 29, of 6525 Redding Springs. He suffered gunshot wounds
to the face and chest. The second victim is identified as Concepsion
Vazquez, 44, of 6931 Winding Trace. She suffered gunshot wounds
to her head and face. Both victims were pronounced dead at the
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E.S. Mehl and
Officer M.F. Waters reported:
The victims operated the "Discoteca Y Novedades"
Video Store at 140 Hardwicke Road. They were shot multiple times
by two unknown Hispanic male suspects who fled the scene. Investigators
believe robbery may have been a motive for the shooting.
The suspects are described only as two Hispanic
males possibly driving a light blue Ford Tempo with damage to
the hood and an excessive exhaust.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.