Incident at 8527 Richcroft

November 6, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8527 Richcroft about 12:30 a.m. today (November 6).

The victim, Marco Antonio Briones, 21, of 8527 Richcroft, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Gonzales and Officer R. Moreno reported:

Mr. Briones was at his residence when the suspect knocked on the door. Briones let the suspect in the house where the two men spoke briefly and then went outside. At that time, Briones was shot several times.

A black, four-door vehicle with tinted windows was seen leaving the area after the shooting occurred.

The suspect is described only as a black male, 21 to 23 years of age, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds.

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

VHS/JFC 11-6-07
Inc.# 163120207

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