Update on Incident at 6650 Bellfort

December 31, 2007 - Houston police have learned the identity of a man fatally shot at 6650 Bellfort about 10:50 p.m. on Thursday (Dec. 27).

The victim has been identified as Ajif Antao, 23, of 3520 Burke. He suffered a gunshot wound to the neck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer B. D. Evans and Officer E.R. Carstens reported:

Customers entered the K.K. Food Store on Bellfort and found Mr. Antao lying on the floor. HFD personnel arrived and pronounced Antao dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Investigators believe through initial information received that robbery may have been the motive in the shooting.

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

Update: VHS/JFC 12-31-07
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.