Charges Filed Against Two Suspects in Fatal Shooting at 8655 Pitner

July 27, 2009 - Charges have been filed against two suspects in the fatal shooting of a man at 8655 Pitner on July 8, 2009.

The suspects, Josue Paredes, with an alias of Ulises Cuerto (H/m, DOB: 3-19-85) and Travis Fuentes (H/m, DOB: 12-12-89), are charged with murder in the 209th State District Court. 

The victim, Juan Jimenez, of the above address, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant N.T. Ruland and Senior Police Officer B.W. Nabors reported:

Witnesses reported seeing at least two unknown males with the victim in his apartment the night before the shooting (July 7).  About 1 a.m., the victim was heard arguing with some unknown males, who then left a short time later.  Several hours later, witnesses reported hearing several gunshots.  The victim was later discovered lying on the ground by a resident of the complex who was leaving for work.  The witness then asked his wife to call police. 

Further investigation identified Paredes and Fuentes as the suspects in this case and both suspects were then taken into custody.

Update:  KJS/VHS
Inc. #099307809

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

HPD is Hiring!