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Incident at 5638 Selinsky

July 16, 2006 -- Houston Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a female victim at 5638 Selinsky on July 15, 2006.

Homicide investigators P.T. Yochum and E.R. Carstens report:

On the evening of July 15, 2006, the victim, Tanya Monique Thompson, was involved in an argument with a male acquaintance at the Crestmont Village apartments. At approximately 11:20 p.m., the suspect, who was apparently leaving the complex, stopped and confronted Thompson who was then standing with friends in the parking lot. The suspect first struck Thompson in the face with his fist and then pulled a handgun and fired multiple shots at Thompson. Thompson died at the scene.

The suspect, reported only as a black male driving a black Ford Mustang convertible with a brown top and loud exhaust, fled the scene in this vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Inc #1095059-06X

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a 713-308-3200.