2nd Update On Incident At 9700 Court Glen
July 24, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at 9700 Court Glen on July 14.
The suspect, Justin Glen McTier (b/m, DOB: 2/6/62), is charged with murder in the 262nd State District Court. McTier was arrested on Monday (July 23), in Austin, Texas, by officers with the Austin Police Department. He is accused in the killing of Melissa Flores, 17, of 5425 Polk, who suffered a gunshot wound to the head and leg and was pronounced dead at the scene. Ms. Flores was identified by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office through dental records.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.E. Elliott and Officer J.C. Bonaby reported:
Tenants at the Court Glen Place Apartments heard multiple gunshots and then looked out their windows and saw Ms. Flores lying on a sidewalk inside a common area at the apartment complex.
The follow-up investigation identified McTier as the suspect in this case. HPD homicide investigators traveled to Austin and brought suspect McTier back to Houston.
2nd Update: GO/JFC 7-24-07
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