POLICE Department

Update: Suspects Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 6001 Bissonnet Street

December 3, 2021 - Charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 6001 Bissonnet Street  about 12:05 a.m. on July 11.  

The suspects, Santos Adelmo Escobar (H/m, 26) and Jose Quiroz (H/m, 19), are each charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 180th State District Court.  They are accused in the death of Diego Sanchez-Segovia, 31.  

Booking photos of both suspects are attached to this news release.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Lopez and Detective N. Sharp reported:  

Messrs. Sanchez-Segovia and a second male, 26, had just left a restaurant at the above address when two unknown male suspects approached and started shooting at them.  Sanchez-Segovia was struck and was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The other male escaped uninjured.  The suspects fled on foot eastbound on Bissonnet Street.  

Surveillance photos of the suspects (previously released on July 11) and further investigation identified Escobar and Quiroz as suspects in this case.  Both were taken into custody on Thursday (December 2) without incident.  

Santos Adelmo Escobar
Santos Adelmo Escobar

Jose Quiroz
Jose Quiroz

Update: VHS/JFC 12-3-21
VHS 7-11-21
Inc. #093177521

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