Incident at 2200 Bringhurst
June 9, 2007 - The fatal shooting of a man at 2200 Bringhurst about 7 p.m. on Friday (June 8) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The victim, Gerald Tyrone Butler, 29, of 1409 Featherstone, suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital, where he later died. Investigators questioned the shooter, 45, and was released pending further investigation.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants A Semmelrock and M. Walker reported:
Mr. Butler verbally threatened people while displaying a handgun in front of a residence in the 2200 block of Bringhurst. Butler made a threatening motion and fired his weapon at an unknown male (the shooter) and others in the area, and was shot once by the male.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.