POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 8600 Mesa

August 15, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a male at 8600 Mesa about 11:30 a.m. last Thursday (August 11).

The victim was transported to the Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer B. Evans reported:

The victim and two other males were sitting on a sidewalk in front of a business at the above address when a fourth male, known only as "El Guero," rode up on a bicycle and began arguing with the victim.  The suspect then stabbed the victim and fled.  The victim went to a nearby gas station to ask for help and was subsequently taken to the hospital.

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


KJS/JFC 8-15-16
Inc. #103114516

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