Incident at 7700 Lyons
January 21, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at
7700 Lyons Avenue about 2 a.m. today (Jan. 21).
The victim is identified as Martin Jaime Burciaga
Jr., 23. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and
was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officers B. Evans and I.F.
Flores Jr. reported:
Houston police officers working off-duty employment
at a local sports bar heard gunfire coming from the rear of the
business. Officers responded and discovered Mr. Burciaga lying
on the roadway near a green Buick Park Avenue riddled with bullets.
According to witnesses, two groups of Hispanic males got into
a confrontation when an unknown suspect (s) fired at the victim
who was inside of his vehicle.
The suspects are only described as four Hispanic
males who fled in a black sports car.
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.