Houston Police Department
Suspects Sought in Fatal Shooting at 9500 Beechnut

December 5, 2011 - Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in locating several suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 9500 Beechnut about 2:35 p.m. on Nov 11.

The suspects are described only as three Hispanic males and one white or Hispanic female with curly blond or brown hair. They were last seen in a 2002 to 2005 four-door white Ford F-150 pickup truck with tube rails and a bed liner.

The victim, Marcos Juarez, 18, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A photo of the wanted vehicle is attached to this news release.

Suspect Truck

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers D. Arnold and C Hufstedler reported:

Mr. Juarez was at the above location when a male suspect and female suspect drove up in a white Ford pickup truck. The male suspect then approached Juarez, shot him and fled the scene in the pickup, driven by the female, northbound on Corporate Drive. A second unidentified male was with Juarez at the time of the shooting but fled the scene before police arrived. He is being sought as a possible witness.

Anyone with information in this case or on the identities of the wanted suspects is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JKS 12-5-11
Inc. #150595811

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