Update on Incident at 8800 Airport #219
September 18, 2006 -- Charges
have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting
of a man at 8800 Airport #219 about 7:20 p.m. on Friday, September
The suspect, Genaro Richard Torres (H/m, DOB:
6/14/79), is charged with murder in the 248th State District Court.
He is accused in the killing of Robin Michael Godbolt, 19, who
suffered a gunshot wound to the head and later died at Ben Taub
General Hospital. On the run since the shooting, Torres turned
himself in at the HPD Stringfellow Police Station on Sunday (Sept.17).
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant N.T. Ruland and
Officer M. Khan reported:
The victim was standing in the open doorway of
his motel room when two males nearby got into an argument. Those
two males exchanged gunfire and the victim was struck one time
in the head.
Investigators learned the victim and two males
were acquaintances and the incident is possibly drug-related.
Updated: NJM/JFC 9-18-06
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