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UPDATE: Composite Sketch Released in Fatal Shooting at 7945 West Airport

September 15, 2011 - Houston police homicide investigators have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 7945 West Airport about 7:25 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 11).

The suspect is described only as a black male, approximately 20 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, green shorts and a white hat.  The composite sketch of the suspect is attached to this news release.

The victim, Marcus Keith Mehundrew, 26, of Houston, suffered at least one gunshot wound to his torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants B. Williams, W. Meeler and Officers M. Khan, R. Nunez, I. Ulloa and J. French reported:

Mr. Mehundrew was sitting in a garage at the above address with two other people when the suspect approached on foot and asked for drugs.  When Mehundrew replied he did not have any, the suspect produced a pistol and fired several times.  Mehundrew ran down the driveway before collapsing.  The suspect then fled the scene.

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

composite sketch of the suspect

Update: JKS/JFC  9-15-11
KJS/JFC  9-12-11
Inc. #118189411

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