Suspect Sought in Fatal Shooting at 715 Quitman

October 18, 2008 - Houston police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 715 Quitman about 12 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 17).

Damien Perez

The suspect, Damien A. Perez (H/m, DOB: 4-27-85), is charged with murder in the 248th State District Court. Perez is still at large and considered armed and dangerous. A photo of suspect Perez is attached to this news release.

The victim, 59, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Countryman and J. T. Parker and Senior Police Officers S. Straughter and D. Shorten reported:

Officers responded to shooting call at 715 Quitman and found the victim had been shot. Further investigation determined Perez entered the business armed with an assault type rifle, shot the victim, and then fled the scene.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspect Damien A. Perez is urged to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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