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Houston Police Department

Fatal Shooting at 5840 Glenmont

July 26, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 5840 Glenmont about 2 a.m. today (July 26).

The victim, Kevin Quintanilla, 16, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper torso and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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

Mr. Quintanilla pulled his vehicle into the parking lot of an apartment complex at the above location.  As he exited the vehicle, Quintanilla was shot by an unknown male suspect.  The suspect then fled in a dark vehicle with at least four other individuals.

There is no known motive at this time.

The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male, 18 to 20 years of age, with a medium build.  He had short black hair and was wearing black clothing.

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

VHS/JKS  7-26-11
Inc. #096731211

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