January 31, 2012 - ton police have released surveillance photos in the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of three others at 3939 Tolnay about 6:30 p.m. last Saturday (Jan. 26).
The deceased male, James E. Hawkins, 28, of Houston, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Two other males, Jeremy Lockett, 26, and Kendrick Harris, 20, suffered gunshot wounds and were transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where they were treated for their injuries. A third male, Ronnie Lewis, 20, suffered gunshots wounds and remains in critical condition at the same hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E. Cisneros, Senior Police Officer C. Scales and Officer I. Ulloa reported:
Two unknown armed male suspects entered a residence at the above address and shot Mr.'s Hawkins, Lockett, Harris and Lewis. All four victims were transported to the hospital.
A vehicle, believed to be a black 2004 to 2006 Kia Amanti was seen driving around the neighborhood prior to the shooting and fleeing the scene immediately after the shooting.
Surveillance photos of the vehicle and of one suspect talking on his cell phone are attached to this news release.
Anyone with information in this case or on the identity of the wanted suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.