Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9301 Bissonnet

February 6, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9301 Bissonnet about 2 a.m. on Saturday (Feb. 4).

The victim, Antoin Leon Yarbrough, 39, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Hanslik and Senior Police Officer R. Swainson reported:

Mr. Yarbrough had previously lived in Houston and was in town visiting family and friends when he went to the Palace Gentlemen's Club at the above address. As Yarbrough was leaving the club, he was approached by an unknown male who appeared to know him. The suspect, described only as a black male, drew a gun and fired multiple times at Yarbrough, killing him. The suspect fled the scene with another black male in an unknown direction.

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.

JKS/KJS 2-6-12
Inc. #014881812

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