POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Incident at 7200 East Freeway

June 26, 2017 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested following an incident that occurred at 7200 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) at about 11:35 p.m. on Sunday (June 25). 

The suspect, Monte Justus Pounds, (b/m, 35), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 263rd State District Court. 

The victim, Shannon Reeves, 34, suffered severe head trauma  and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in an unknown condition. 

A photo of suspect Pounds is attached to this news release. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Dodson and Officers J. Roberts and A. Ferrell reported: 

HPD patrol officers responded to a "complainant chasing a suspect" call at the above address and found a male (Mr. Reeves) lying in the roadway.  He appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. 

Further investigation determined Reeves had been intentionally struck while walking away from Pounds' vehicle following a verbal altercation.  Pounds was later located and taken into custody without incident. 

Monte Justus Pounds
Monte Justus Pounds

VHS/JKS  6-26-17
Inc. #080439617

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