Incident at 4115 Blue Grass

July 31, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 4115 Blue Grass about 9:20 p.m. Monday (July 30).

The victim, Marcus Scott, 32, of 4115 Blue Grass, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper back and was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim, Jonathan Mann, 30, suffered a gunshot wound to the lower jaw and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in stable condition and is expected to recover.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Dillingham and T. Huynh reported:

Scott and Mann were conducting a drug transaction when they were both shot by an unknown suspect. The suspect, described only as a black male, fled in a champagne or brown-colored Buick LeSabre or Century with an out-of-state license plate.

Further investigation and witness statements determined the motive for the shooting to be a drug rip-off.

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

VHS/MES 7-31-07
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