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Incident at 7035 Bellfort #1107

May 15, 2006 -- Houston police are searching for at least two men believed responsible for killing two people at 7035 Bellfort #1107 on Monday, May 15, 2006 at around 12:04 a.m.

Officers were first called to the apartment complex at 11:22 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2006 for reports of gunshots being heard. Officers checked the area and found nothing out of the ordinary.

At 12:04 a.m. officers were called back to the complex and learned that a husband and wife were found dead in their apartment. Neighbors told investigators that the female victim, 25-year-old Eva Pena, manager of the apartment complex, and her husband, 28-year-old Ricardo Nino Jr. were shot multiple times. Thc couple's infant daughter was found unharmed in the apartment.

Residents told HPD Sergeant M. McStravick and Officers P.T. Yochum, E. Carstens and T. Andrade that two black males were seen running from the area shortly after hearing the gunshots. Those suspects are still at large.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

AW/ RMM 5-15-06
Inc # 075725906

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.