Incident at 5850 Parkfront #311
March 12, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting at 5850 Parkfront #311 on
March 10, 2006 about 7 p.m.
The victim is identified as Ivan Picazo, 17,
of 5850 Parkfront #311. He suffered gunshot wounds to the stomach
and left thigh.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D.A. Ferguson
and Officer M.D. Newcomb reported.
Picazo arrived home with a friend and while attempting
to unlock the front door of the apartment, they were approached
by four black males. The witness told police that two of the black
males began shooting at Picazo without saying anything and then
fled the scene. Picazo was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital
where he was pronounced dead this morning (March 11) about 2:25
a.m. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.