Incident at 12127 Redfern
May 2, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 12127 Redfern
about 10:45 p.m. on Monday (May 1).
The victim is identified as John Edward Hawkins,
36, of 2816 Rosewood.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. McStravick
and C. Howard and Officers T. Andrade and P. Yochum reported:
Mr. Hawkins had arranged to meet a friend at
the friend's house. He had arrived at the location before the
friend, and at some point went to the side of the house. Hawkins
was shot multiple times by an unknown suspect(s) and pronounced
dead at the scene.
A small white compact car with tinted windows
was seen in the vicinity soon after the shooting.
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.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at