Incident at 5026 Ridgestone
September 11, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of two men and stabbings
of four others at 5026 Ridgestone about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday (Sept.
The deceased victims are identified as Armando
Garza Jr., 16, of an unknown address and Ruben Gilbert Briones,
20, of 2411 Stonewood in Missouri City. Garza was shot in the
back and suffered multiple stab wounds, while Briones suffered
multiple gunshot wounds. Both died at the scene.
Four other injured persons were identified as
Rodolfo Castillo, 20, Robert Briones, 16, Nelson Guardado, 16,
and Manuel Guardado, 19. All four suffered stab wounds and were
transported to area hospitals. Castillo is reported in critical
condition, while the three others suffered serious, but non-life-threatening
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.J. Brooks and
Officer M.F. Waters II reported:
A fight broke out among several males during
a large birthday party at 5026 Ridgestone, where the Guardado
victims reside. At some point, the males pulled knives and guns
and attacked each other.
Investigators have interviewed some of the injured,
but are asking for witnesses at the party to come forward to provide
further information. There are no other known suspects wanted
at this time.
Anyone with information in this incident is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a