Incident at 7219 Kings Gate Circle
November 29, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7219 Kings
Gate Circle about 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday (November 28).
The victim, Lanathan Johnson, 23, suffered multiple
gunshot wounds and died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant L.A. Flores and
Officer B. Evans reported:
HPD officers responded to a shooting call at
7219 Kings Gate Circle after witnesses reported hearing about
ten gunshots in the area. Mr. Johnson was seen running and collapsing
in a breezeway of the apartment complex. A preliminary investigation
has revealed this shooting was committed during a drug-related
The suspect is described only as a black male
seen leaving the location in a white Nissan Altima. He was armed
with a large caliber rifle.
Anyone with information regarding this case is
asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or
Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Inc # 183757606
additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs
Division at 713-308-3200.