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
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.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at