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Update on Incident at 5911 Southlark

March 5, 2007 -- One of two victims of a shooting at 5911 Southlark on March 3, 2007 about 12:20 a.m. has died.

Kenneth Robinson, 27, of 4026 Barberry suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at Ben Taub General Hospital about 6:45 a.m that morning. A second victim was also wounded and is reported to be in stable condition at the same hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant O. Belmarez and Officer E. Carstens reported:

Mr. Robinson was shot outside the residence at 5911 Southlark during a home invasion robbery. A second male was also shot during the robbery. Witnesses described the suspects as two black males, one of whom had dread locks. The other suspect was said to be in his mid 20s, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 250 pounds.

The suspects were seen leaving in a newer model gray Chevrolet Impala.

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

Update: JGA/MES 3-5-07
JFC 3-3-07
Inc #031333907

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.