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Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 9718 Galaxy

September 13, 2010 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of another at 9718 Galaxy about 6:45 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 10).

Herbert Goldsmith (b/m, DOB: 11-28-88) is charged with capital murder in the 176th State District Court.  He is accused in the death of Christopher Jones, 29, of the above address, who suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.  A photo of Goldsmith is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Blain, J. Burton and Officers J. Robles and M. Brady reported:

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the above address and found the victim inside a bedroom.  A second male victim, 27, was found in the kitchen, also suffering a gunshot wound, and was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Herbert Goldsmith is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-208-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Herbert Goldsmith (b/m, DOB: 11-28-88)

JKS/JFC  9-13-10
Inc. #129882010

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