Incident at 4200 South Shaver
May 28, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile at 4200 South
Shaver about 1:05 a.m. today (May 28).
The victim has been identified as Marco Antonio
Gomez, 9, of 4300 South Shaver #1.
HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Cervantes and
D. Vasquez reported:
The victim, who was sitting in the front passenger
seat of a vehicle, was driving home with a relative. As they approached
the 4200 block of South Shaver, the relative heard several gunshots
and then observed the victim slump over in the seat. Upon checking
the victim, the relative saw blood coming from him. The victim
was immediately taken to a local hospital, where he later died
from a gunshot wound to the head. The motive for the shooting
is unknown and there is no suspect information 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.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at