Investigation into Shooting at 13400 Monarch
March 29, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a male at 13400 Monarch about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday (Mar. 27).
The victim, Ernesto Alonzo, 38, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.E. Elliott and Senior Police Officer A. Mares reported:
Mr. Alonzo was seen inside a bar on Monarch Road and then later seen running outside the bar with a group of males chasing him. Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots and Alonzo was found collapsed in a nearby ditch. The suspects fled in an unknown vehicle.
The suspects are described only as unknown black males.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.