Incident at 7134 Bellfort

June 3, 2007 - The fatal shooting of an aggravated robbery suspect at 7134 Bellfort about 7:55 p.m. on Saturday (June 2) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The deceased suspect, Quinton Jerome Randle (b/m, DOB: 5/8/86), sustained a gunshot wound and died at the scene. The robbery victim, Mohammed Hoque, was not injured.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant N.T. Ruland and Officer E.H. Schmidt reported:

According to witnesses, Randle entered Mr. Hoque's cellular phone store and robbed him at gunpoint. Hoque retrieved his own handgun from behind the store's counter and pursued Randle out of the store. Randle pointed his weapon at Hoque who fired several shots at the fleeing suspect. Randle was stuck once and pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

NJM 6/3/07
Inc #81187407

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