Incident At 6600 Beryl

July 30, 2007 - HPD Homicide Division Sergeants C.W. Howard, M. McStravick and T. Hernandez and Officer X. Avila reported:

Several witnesses stated they observed Mr. Garcia and Gomez standing in front of a residence in the 6600 block of Beryl, when they heard a gunshot. The witnesses discovered Garcia suffering of an apparent gunshot wound and saw Gomez flee the scene in his vehicle.

Further investigation determined Gomez was detained shortly after the shooting by Harris County Sheriff’s deputies about 1 a.m. at the intersection of South Sam Houston Parkway East (South Belt East) and Blackhawk, where he was taken into custody on an unrelated charge. Gomez was interviewed by HPD Homicide investigators at the Harris County Jail and confessed to shooting Garcia.

VHS/GO 7-30-07
Inc# 111666707

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