Incident at 12200 Fleming #909
March 25, 2006 -- Charges of
manslaughter are pending against a suspect arrested in the fatal
shooting of a man at 12200 Fleming #909 about 11 p.m. on Friday
The victim has been identified as Joseph Raney,
26, of 9113 Sandra. He suffered a gunshot would to the neck and
was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he later died.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. W. McStravick
and Officer B.D. Evans reported:
HPD officers responded to a shooting call and
were met by the suspect who stated that he had accidentally shot
his long-time friend. Investigators determined the two were examining
a firearm inside the residence when the suspect discharged the
weapon striking Raney in the neck.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.