POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 330 Cartersville

September 8, 2016 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 330 Cartersville about 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday (September 7).  

The suspect, Robert Rles (b/m, 48), is charged with murder in the 230th State District Court.  A photo of Riles is attached to this news release.  

The victim, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rhoads and Officer C. Sharp reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found the victim deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.  According to witnesses, the suspect fled on foot toward Mississippi Street.  Responding officers searched the area and located the suspect, positively identified as Riles, and he was taken into custody without incident.  

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

Robert Riles
Robert Riles

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