Fatal Shooting at 6751 Bellaire Gardens

June 9, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of another at 6751 Bellaire Gardens about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday (June 8).

The victim, Huong Thien Nguyen, 34, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, Nguyen’s sister, 34, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in unknown condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. M. Bush and Senior Police Officer E. R. Godwin reported:

Nguyen and her sister returned home from a family outing when a they were approached by a male suspect in the driveway of their home. The suspect made a demand of both women, shot them, and then fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a dark blue T-shirt and a blue baseball cap and possibly used an older model, maroon, American-made minivan as a getaway vehicle.

Anyone with information on this case or on the identity of the wanted suspect is urged to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Inc. #084282508

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