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Incident at 9400 Derrik

February 21, 2007 -- The fatal shooting of a burglary suspect by a homeowner at 9400 Derrik about 6 a.m. Tuesday (February 20) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The homeowner , whose name is unknown at this time, suffered a minor gunshot wound.

The suspect suffered a gunshot wound and died at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Carrillo and Officer X. Avila reported:

The homeowner had his vehicle parked outside of his residence at 4000 Blalock when he observed the suspect breaking into the car. The homeowner saw the suspect through his video monitoring system, grabbed his handgun and went outside to confront the suspect. The suspect ran to a nearby white vehicle and exchanged gunfire with the homeowner. The suspect’s vehicle drove into a ditch as he and another male in the white vehicle attempted to leave.

A second suspect, Calvin Williams Kemp (b/m, DOB 11-23-85), was later found by officers who discovered he had counterfeit money in his possession. Kemp was arrested and charged with forgery in the 183rd State District Court.

GO/JFC 2-21-07
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