POLICE Department

Suspect Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 8136 Findlay

July 2, 2015 - Houston police are searching for a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman at 8136 Findlay about 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday (July 1).

The suspect, identified as Aaron Leach-Veliz (H/m, 42) is wanted for the killing of his wife, Armandina Leach, 44, of the above address. A photo of Leach-Veliz is attached to the news release.  

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer T. Andrade and Officer M. Arroyo reported:

Officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found Ms. Leach had been shot multiple times.  She was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  

Additional investigation found that Leach and her husband, Leach-Veliz (suspect), were in the process of getting a divorce.  Leach-Veliz had been hiding near bushes waiting for his wife to come before shooting her.  Leach-Veliz was last seen walking eastbound on Findlay.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Leach-Veliz is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Lemann Brown

JKS/JFC 7-2-15
Inc. #085128115

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