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Incident at 503 El Dorado Boulevard #1600

February 1, 2007 --Houston police have arrested a suspect and are searching for a second one involved in the fatal shooting and stabbing of a man at 503 El Dorado Boulevard #1600 on January 31, 2007 at 9:10 p.m.

The victim is identified as Jeremy A. Billot, 21, of 503 El Dorado Boulevard #1600. He sustained multiple gunshot and stab wounds and was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

The arrested suspect, John Paul Barre’ (w/m, DOB: 4/4/84) was arrested and is charged with capital murder in the 209th State District Court.

The wanted suspect, Nathyiron Pernell Howard (b/m, DOB: 5/29/78) is also charged with capital murder in the 209th State District Court.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants T. Huynh and D. Crain reported:

During the course of the investigation it was determined that Barre’ and Howard were acquaintances of Mr. Billot. Barre’ and Howard conspired to rob Mr. Billot of his drugs and money in his apartment where they shot and stabbed him multiple times. Barre’ was arrested at the scene and Howard fled on foot. He is considered armed and dangerous. Barre’ and Howard are both Katrina evacuees.

Anyone with information in the whereabouts of Nathyiron Pernell Howard is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JGA/NJM 2/1/07

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.