Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 5877 South Gessner Road
November 15, 2021 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 5877 South Gessner Road about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday (November 13).
The suspect, Julio Noches-Cerna (H/m, 46), is charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 178th State District Court. A booking photo of Noches-Cerna, with injuries sustained in the incident prior to officers' arrival, is attached to this news release.
Both victims were transported to an area hospital. The first victim, Boris Jackson Colindres-Herrera, 34, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the torso and was pronounced deceased. The second victim, Gustov Blanda, 40, suffered a gunshot wound to the torso and was transported to a hospital in critical condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Sergeant W. Reyes and C. Brown reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a reported shooting at a business at the above address. Upon arrival, they found Misters Colindres-Herrera and Blanda had been shot. The suspect, Noches-Cerna, was detained at the scene and transported to an area hospital with injuries. He was subsequently released and charged for his role in this incident.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.