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Incident at 5638 Selinsky

March 8, 2007 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5638 Selinsky about 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday (March 7).

The victim, Teno Tavares Baltrip, 26, of 10010 Cullen #424, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Torres and K. Rivera reported:

HPD officers responded to a shooting call at the Crestmont Village Apartments at 5638 Selinsky and found Mr. Baltrip deceased in his car. Witnesses reported seeing a black male running away from Baltrip’s car.

The suspect is described only as a black male.

The motive is unknown at this time, however, it is believed to be a drug-related robbery since marijuana was found scattered on the ground around the scene.

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

GO/JFC 3-8-07
Inc #033816007

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