Incident at 3216 Cactus
October 1, 2006
-- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting
of a man at 3216 Cactus about 5:20 a.m. on Saturday (September
The victim, Marcus Johnson, 30, of 3216 Cactus,
suffered a gunshot wound to his side and died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W.P. Booth and
Officer A.D. Brown reported:
The victim was shot in his residence during what
appeared to be a home invasion for money and drugs. According
to friends of the victim, there was a large amount of money and
drugs at the residence earlier in the morning. There are no known
witnesses to the shooting at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case is
asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information,
please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a 713-308-3200.