Investigation Into Fatal Shooting at 8609 Lockwood

February 20, 2008 - The fatal shooting of a man by a juvenile at 8609 Lockwood about 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 18) will be presented to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office for disposition.    

The victim, Joe Edward Gary, 51, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The identity of the male juvenile, 15, is being withheld. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Gonzalez and Officer J. Sosa reported: 

Mr. Gary’s nephew arrived at Gary’s residence on Lockwood and found his uncle had been shot.  Neighbors reported hearing gunshots early in the morning. 

The HPD Homicide and Juvenile Divisions are investigating allegations by the juvenile who stated he was abducted and sexually assaulted by Gary before the shooting. 

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