Update On Incident at 6700 Ridgeway
October 26, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man in the 6700 block of Ridgeway about 12:10 a. m. Tuesday (October 23).
The suspect, Desmond DeShay Ford (b/m, DOB: 3-5-78), is charged with murder in the 337th State District Court.
The male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.
Officers responded to a shooting call in the 6700 block of Ridgeway and observed the victim lying in the roadway with a gunshot wound to his face. HFD paramedics were called to scene however the victim did not survive his injuries.
A follow-up investigation identified Ford as a suspect and on Wednesday (October 24) he was arrested and charged in this case.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.