Fatal Shooting at 1906 Richvale

June 28, 2010 - The fatal shooting of an armed male at 1906 Richvale about 9:40 a.m. on Sunday (June 27) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The identity of the deceased male, 22, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

The shooter, 18, was not injured.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Blain and Officer J. Robles reported:

The suspect (deceased male) went to the residence at the above address to confront the victim (shooter) and other witnesses about an earlier disturbance. The suspect entered the residence and held the persons inside at gunpoint and assaulted them with the gun. The victim retrieved his own gun and confronted the suspect, shooting him one time. The suspect died at the scene. The shooter later provided a statement to investigators.

JFC/VHS 6-28-10
Inc #092747510

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

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