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Incident at 6201 W. Bellfort

May 31, 2006 -- Police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a 29-year-old man at 6201 W. Bellfort on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 at about 11:15 p.m.

Witnesses told Houston Police Department Homicide Division Investigators P.T. Yochum and T. Cunningham, the victim, Marcus Madison Sr., of 10700 Fondren #701n had on going disagreement with a man who lived in the apartment complex for over two weeks. The exact nature of the disagreement was not known but they exchanged words with each other several times during that period of time.

Madison was sitting in the parking lot of the complex with some friends when the suspect wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black tennis shoes approached the group. The suspect produced a handgun and fired at least one shot. Madison and his friends attempted to run but the suspect grabbed Madison's shirt. Madison was able to escape and ran between cars in the parking lot. The suspect shot at Madison, striking him multiple times. He died at the scene. The suspect fled the scene.

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

AW/ GO 5-31-06
Inc # 084518506

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