POLICE Department

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 4005 Hollister

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 4005 Hollister about 5 p.m. on Monday (May 14).  

The suspect, Brandon Venegas (H/m, 19), is charged with murder in the 228th State District Court.  A booking photo of Venegas is not releasable at this time, pending further investigation.  

The victim, Jose De Jesus Garcia, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives I. Ulloa, E. Wohlgemuth and A. Lopez reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in-progress call at the above address.  Upon arrival, they observed Mr. Garcia lying at the front entrance of a convenience store.  Houston Fire Department paramedics also responded and pronounced him deceased.

Further investigation identified Venegas as the suspect in this case and he was taken into custody on Wednesday (May 16).  

Update: VHS/JFC  5-18-19
KJS/JFC  5-15-18
Inc. #061023718


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