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Incident at 9955 South Main

July 22, 2006 -- Houston Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a male victim at 9955 South Main on July 22, 2006.

Homicide investigators J. McGalin and J. Sosa report:

On July 22, 2006, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the victim, whose identity is being withheld at this time, was involved in a disturbance with another male at a local nightclub. The victim and the suspect left the club parking lot and continued the argument in the street near the intersection of South Main and Loop 610 South Freeway. This argument escalated into a physical fight and moved from the street into the parking lot of the What-a-burger restaurant. During the fight, the suspect produced a handgun and shot the victim multiple times.

The victim was transported to Ben Taub hospital by HFD where he was later pronounced dead.

The suspect, accompanied by three other black males, fled the scene in a small, dark colored, four-door vehicle.

The investigation into this incident continues. 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 #1129498-06M

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