Update on Incident at 2303 West Sam Houston Parkway
July 6, 2006 -- Houston Police
Department Homicide Division investigators release a surveillance
photo of the suspect who fatally shot a man at 2303 West Sam
Houston Parkway North about 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday (July 5).
The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet
5 to 5 feet 7 inches tall, 170 to 180 pounds and wearing a black
T-shirt, black pants and a black ball cap.
The victim has been identified as Anand Sharma,
46, of 10350 Lands End #1905.He suffered a gunshot wound to the
head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he
was pronounced dead.
HPD Homicide Division Officers P. J. Guerrero
and J. Selvera reported:
The victim was a nightshift employee at a convenience
store. During the victim's shift, a suspect walked into the store
and waited for the other customers to leave. Once the store was
empty, the suspect pulled out a pistol and demanded money. The
victim complied with the request, however when the suspect diverted
his attention, the victim attempted to stop the suspect. A struggle
ensued and the victim was shot in the head. The suspect left the
store and fled northbound through the parking lot.
Anyone with information in this case or recognizes
the suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600
or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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