Update on Incident at 12400 Hodges

June 25, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man at 12400 Hodges about 7:05 p.m. on Friday (June 22).

The suspect, Ryan Dee Gragg (w/m, DOB: 01/28/88), is charged with murder in the 209th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Israel Charles, 19, of 12530 Arp Street, who suffered a stab wound to his chest and was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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

Gragg and Mr. Charles were involved in a fight when Gragg stabbed Charles on his chest. Gragg sustained an injury to his left ear, which required minor medical attention.

Update: GO/VHS 6-25-07
GO 6-23-07
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