Incident at 10956 Village Bend

December 9, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 10956 Village Bend about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday (Dec. 8).

The victim is identified as Lawrence James Holmes, 18, of 7906 Wilcrest #A. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers R. Cervantes and T. McCorvey reported:

A witness heard a gunshot and then found Mr. Holmes lying in a grassy area near unit #10956. Holmes had sustained a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

There is no known suspect(s) or motive in the incident at this time.

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

JFC 12-9-07
Inc #179461107

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