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Incident at 5607 South Acres

February 18, 2007 -- A suspect has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 5607 South Acres about 5:40 p.m. on Saturday (February 17).

The suspect, Zachary Marquis Spears (b/m, DOB 11-13-86), is charged with murder in the 262nd State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Christopher Bradshaw, 19, of 5607 South Acres. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.H. Roberts and Officer A.J. Palos reported:

The suspect drove to 5607 South Acres to visit his girlfriend and while sitting in his vehicle, in front of this residence, became involved in a verbal altercation with Mr. Bradshaw. Mr. Bradshaw, who also lived at the residence, approached the suspect’s vehicle when the suspect fired one shot from a pistol, striking Mr. Bradshaw.

The suspect left the location but later contacted investigators, returned to the scene and surrendered to police.

GO 2-18-07
Inc #024187307

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