Incident at 2601 Riverside

January 05, 2008 - Charges are pending against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 2601 Riverside about 10:25 p.m. on Friday (January 4).

The suspect, Jamar E. Agomo (b/m, DOB: 9-22-80), was arrested at the scene without incident.

The male victim, Derek Samuel Anderson, 39, of 2914 Trail Lake, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. The female victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in stable condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Torres and Officer S.J. Anderson reported:

Agomo went to the apartment complex at 2601 Riverside where he encountered his estranged wife and her new boyfriend, Mr. Anderson. During the altercation, Agomo shot Anderson several times and shot his estranged wife one time in the abdomen.

The investigation is continuing.

GO/JFC 1-5-08
Inc #001906008

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