Suspect Arrested in Fatal at 7525 Hillcroft

August 21, 2008 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 7525 Hillcroft about 9:50 p.m. on Saturday (August 16).

The suspect, Mario Alvaro Palomo (2-15-69), is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Ricardo Gonzales Perez, 24, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. A. Odom and Officer J. L. Coffelt reported:

Mr. Perez was in the driveway of the White House Apartments on 7525 Hillcroft when Palomo shot him.

Palomo was arrested on Sunday (August 17) in the 5800 block of Clarewood after he threatened a witness to the murder. He was in custody when the murder charge was filed.

Update: GO/JC
VHS/JC 8-18-08
Inc. #119435908

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