Fatal Shooting at 6800 Northdale

April 10, 2009 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 6800 block of Northdale about 11:45 p.m. on Thursday (Apr. 9). 

The victim, Rosbel Chavez, 42, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the torso and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Booth and Senior Police Officer C. Abbondandolo reported: 

Mr. Chavez and a male suspect were involved in an argument earlier in the day.  Later that same evening, Chavez and his nephew were driving in Chavez’s truck when they encountered the suspect and another male, who were in a separate vehicle.  Chavez and the suspect again got into an argument and, at some point, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Chavez.  The suspect then fled the scene in his vehicle.   Chavez was taken to a relative’s home nearby and later taken to the hospital. 

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

Inc. #050898909

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