Incident at 1806 South Dairy Ashford

July 9, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1806 South Dairy Ashford on Sunday (July 8) about 11:30 p.m.

The victim, Ahmed Oscar Zuri, 17, of 12939 Avenida Vaquero, sustained a gunshot wound in the left chest area and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H.R. Hernandez and Officer P.J. Guerrero reported:

Witnesses stated that Mr. Zuri was at the Sonic Drive-in when he entered into a confrontation with another male. Mr. Zuri walked up to the male’s vehicle and fired a weapon at him. The male fired back at Mr. Zuri, striking him fatally.

Investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JGA/VHS 7-09-07

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