Update on Incident at 4500 Cosby

May 23, 2007 - Houston police have learned the identity of a man fatally shot at 4500 Cosby about 12 p.m. Friday, (May 18).

The victim, John “Lil John” Henry Hayes, 24, of 4612 Dewberry, sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.W. Belk and Officer R.A. Swainson reported:

HPD officers responded to a call of a body found in a vacant lot at 4500 Cosby. Officers found Mr. Hayes wrapped in household articles.

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

Updated: JGA/GO 5-23-07
GO/VHS 5-18-07
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.