Incident at 8405 Broadway
January 15, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8405 Broadway
Boulevard on January 14, 2006 about 10:45 p.m.
The victim is identified as Jimmy Torres, 28,
of 3101 Spencer Highway.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.K. Peters and
Officer A.J. Palos reported:
A man was leaving the apartment complex at 8405
Broadway Boulevard when he observed Torres standing in the parking
lot. As the man drove closer towards Torres, he noticed that Torres
was holding a pistol. Torres raised the pistol and fired at the
man, striking his vehicle. The man returned fire with his own
weapon and overall both males fired several shots. Torres suffered
gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man left the apartment complex and drove
to a nearby location to call the police. He returned to the scene
with police. Charges will be referred to the Harris County District
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.