Incident at 9371 Richmond Avenue
July 5, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9371 Richmond
Avenue about 2:35 a.m. today (July 5).
The victim's identity is unknown at this time.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. E. Elliott
and Officer J. C. Bonaby reported:
The victim and another male got involved in a
physical altercation while inside a nightclub. After being told
to leave, the fight resumed outside in the parking lot. According
to a witness, an unknown suspect, described only as a black male,
pulled out a gun and fired it multiple times. The victim sustained
several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. One
of the bullets struck a male bystander in the right leg. He was
transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was
treated and released.
Police are asking those persons inside and outside
the nightclub to contact investigators at the HPD Homicide Division
at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a