Incident at 8449 Winkler, Suite G
September 25, 2006 -- Charges
are pending against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of
a man at 8449 Winkler, suite G, about 1:15 a.m. today (September
The suspect, Juan Hernandez (H/m, DOB 8-21-85),
is accused in the killing of a security guard. A murder charge
is pending against Hernandez at this time.
The security guard, whose identity is being withheld
pending notification to family members, suffered multiple gunshot
wounds and died at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D. Crain and Officer
J. Sosa reported:
The suspect was with a group of five other males
who attempted to enter the Club Fiesta at 8449 Winkler when one
of the males became involved in a confrontation with the security
guard. The males were denied entry. While in the parking lot of
the club, Hernandez pointed a gun at the security guard, who fired
his weapon at the males, striking one of them in the chest. Hernandez
then fired his gun, striking the security guard and killing him.
Hernandez and the group of males left the scene in two separate
vehicles, which were later recovered. The male who was shot was
driven to St. Joseph's Hospital by the other males.
Four males, including Hernandez and the wounded
suspect, were taken into custody.
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