Update on Incident at 7029 Waxahachie

November 16, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 7029 Waxahachie on September 3, 2005.

The suspect, Juan Felipe Saenz (H/m, DOB: 6-26-87), is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court. He is currently in the Harris County Jail on an unrelated charge.

The victim, Lawrence Earl Harris, 40, of 2106 Wilshire Park Drive, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Carrillo and Officer H.A. Chavez reported:

A resident at 7029 Waxahachie heard three gunshots about 2:15 a.m. outside of his residence. He looked out of his window and saw Mr. Harris lying face down in his yard. Officers responding to the scene found Harris had been shot.

A follow-up investigation identified Saenz as the suspect in this case and today (November 16) a murder charge was filed.

Update: VHS/JGA 11-16-07
NJM/JFC 9-3-05

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