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Incident at 12000 Fleming

July 23, 2006 -- Houston Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a male at 12000 Fleming on July 23, 2006.

Homicide investigators M. Newcomb and T. Huynh report:

On July 23, 2006, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the victim, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of family members, was riding a bicycle in the parking lot of an apartment complex. For unknown reasons, two individuals riding in a vehicle began chasing him. The victim dropped his bike and fled on foot, however, a male suspect exited the vehicle and shot the victim multiple times. The victim collapsed between two vehicles and died at the scene.

The suspect's vehicle is an older model, possibly 1990's vintage, four-door gray Dodge Intrepid or Stratus. The vehicle has tinted windows and the paint appears to be faded from the sun. This vehicle was last seen being driven by a black female with long hair.

The suspect who shot the victim is described only as a black male.

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 #1136843-06Z

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