Incident at 9200 Westpark

August 7, 2007 - Houston police have arrested one suspect and are seeking others possibly involved in the shooting of a man at 9200 Westpark about 7:20 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 5).

The suspect, Alex Alvarado (H/m, DOB 6-15-90), is charged with aggravated assault - serious bodily injury in the 351st State District Court. He is accused in the shooting of Isidro Parra, 17. Parra suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Torres and Officer S. Anderson reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call at 3600 Jeanetta where the victim was located. He was driven to that location after being wounded inside a vehicle at 9200 Westpark.

Alvarado was taken into custody at the Jeanetta address without incident.

The motive for the shooting has not been determined at this time.

Anyone with information on other suspects in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/MES 8-7-07
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