Incident at 10555 Spice Lane

July 17, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a juvenile at 10555 Spice Lane on June 12, 2007 about 9:10 p.m.

The male victim, 16, sustained a single gunshot wound and was transported to Southwest Memorial Hospital where he later died.

The suspect, Marquis J. Hughes (b/m, DOB: 10-10-86), is charged with murder in the 179th State District Court.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J.R. McGalin and Officer D.W. Arnold reported:

HPD and HFD responded to a call at the Aspen Ridge Apartment complex and discovered the victim in a common area with a gunshot wound. Hughes was arrested and provided a confession which led to the charges being filed.

Update: JGA/VHS 7-17-07
JGA/VHS 6-13-07

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