Incident at 9636 Crofton
September 2, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9636 Crofton
about 9 p.m. on Friday (September 1).
The victim, Augustin Agathe Jr., 23, of 15430
East Freeway #14, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper chest
and was taken to LBJ General Hospital where he later died.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Torres and
Officer T. Hufstedler reported:
Officers responded to a shooting call at the
above location and found the victim with a gunshot wound to his
chest. Witnesses reported that the victim had apparently shot
himself while trying to unload a semi-automatic handgun. Early
indications are that the victim accidentally shot himself, however
further scientific testing by the HPD Crime Lab and the Harris
County Medical Examiner's office will be conducted to determine
if these findings are correct.
Inc # 135560006
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