Incident at 12707 Verdant Brook
September 16, 2006 -- Charges
have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting
of a woman around 9:45 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 15).
The suspect, Jaime Sanchez (H/m, DOB: 4-8-70),
was arrested and charged with murder in the 177th State District
Court. He is accused in the killing of a female whose identity
is pending notification to the next of kin.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.K. Peters and
Officer A.J. Palos reported:
Sanchez and the victim were sitting in the victim's
parked vehicle in front of a house he shares with family members.
While they are seated in the vehicle, a witness hears a loud discussion
coming from the vehicle and then a gunshot. The witness observes
a muzzle flash and saw Sanchez exit the vehicle while the victim
remained inside. She was discovered with a gunshot wound to the
chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. Sanchez was taken
into custody at the scene without further incident.
Inc # 143044106
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