Incident at 5802 Fulton

May 28, 2007 - The fatal shooting of a burglary suspect at 5802 Fulton about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday (May 27) will be referred to the Harris County District Attorney's office for review.

The male suspect suffered a gunshot wound to the mid-torso and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office. The shooter, a bar manager, was questioned by investigators and released.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J.C Padilla and R.G. Lozano reported:

The suspect was involved in an exchange of gunfire with the bar manager after it was believed the suspect was breaking into a car or a building, in an alley behind the business. The bar manager was not injured.

The investigation is continuing. No charges have been filed at this time.

GO/JFC 5-28-07
Inc #078047807

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