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Incident at 1800 Milam

February 8, 2007 -- Houston police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman at 1800 Milam about 2:40 a.m. today (February 8).

The suspect is still being questioned at this time. The victim, Erica Ann Garcia, 26, of 722 South 6th Street in La Porte, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers S. Jefferson and T.R. Cunningham reported:

Ms. Garcia left a downtown nightclub and was followed by four suspects driving in a black Hummer to the intersection of Milam and St. Joseph, where she stopped for a red light. Two suspects exited the vehicle and one of them walked up to Garcia’s vehicle and shot her from the passenger’s side.

The Hummer was later found at the Gulf Freeway (Interstate 45 South) at Airport Boulevard. The suspect was arrested while the three other males were detained.

The suspects are acquaintances of the victim.

GO/JFC 2-8-07
Inc #19301307

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