Fatal Shooting at 500 Gulfgate Center Mall

February 7, 2008 - The fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 500 Gulfgate Center Mall about 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday (February 6) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The suspect, in his 20s, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office. A possible second suspect, 24, was detained and is being questioned by investigators at this time.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Odom and J. Shirley reported:

Two suspects attempted to rob a man at gunpoint on a parking lot when that intended robbery victim fatally shot one of the suspects.

The robbery victim was not injured.

Anyone with further information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

GO/JFC 2-7-08
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