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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 30).

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.

GO/JFC 10-1-06
Inc #150884906

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