Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting at 5505 Malmedy

November 03, 2014 - The fatal shooting of a burglary suspect at 5505 Malmedy about 3 a.m. on Saturday (Nov. 1) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The identity of the deceased suspect is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

The male shooter, 41, was not injured.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Semmelrock and Officer M. Stahlin reported:

A homeowner was inside his residence when heard glass breaking.  He went to investigate and found the suspect, who he did not know, had entered the home by breaking through a window.  Fearing for his safety, the homeowner shot the suspect.  Paramedics pronounced the suspect dead at the scene.

JFC/VHS   11-3-14
Inc #139252114 

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