Incident at 4600 Tidwell
July 23, 2006 -- Houston Police
homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a
male at 4600 Tidwell on July 23, 2006.
Homicide investigators M. McStravick and R. Carstens
On July 23, 2006, at approximately 2:15 a.m.,
the victim, Joseph Broussard (b/m 11-13-1979) and a friend, whose
identity is being withheld at this time, were traveling westbound
in the 4600 block of Tidwell when a mini-van pulled along side
Broussard's vehicle. For unknown reasons, the occupants of the
mini-van began firing gunshots into Broussard's vehicle. Broussard
sustained multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene. Broussard's
companion was also shot, however, his injuries were not fatal
and he was treated at a local hospital.
The suspect(s), (number, age, sex, race, physical
description all unknown), fled the scene in a light green, 1998-1999
Chrysler Mini-van. The vehicle had dark tinted windows and gold
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.
For additional information,
please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a 713-308-3200.