Composite Sketch in Fatal Shooting at 6751 Bellaire Gardens

June 10, 2008 - Houston police homicide investigators have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of one woman and wounding of another at 6751 Bellaire Gardens about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday (June 8).

The suspect is described as a black male, in his 30s, about 5 feet 4 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. A composite sketch of the wanted suspect is attached to this news release.

Suspect 1

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. H. Roberts and W. M. Bush and Senior Police Officers E. R. Godwin and R. Cervantes reported:

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

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.

Update: VHS/JFC
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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