POLICE Department

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 800 Reid Street

November 16, 2021 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman that occurred at 800 Reid Street about 6:55 a.m. on October 6.

Kwanmaine Boyd (b/m, 25) is charged with capital murder in the 262nd State District Court.  He remains at large.  A previous booking photo of Boyd is attached to this news release.  

Boyd is accused in the death of Cavanna Smith, 25.

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

Officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Ms. Smith lying in the roadway.  She had suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Witnesses stated they heard a verbal altercation between a male and female, followed by a gunshot.  A black male was then seen fleeing the area in a white, older model Ford or Chevrolet pickup truck.  The truck had a black-colored front right quarter panel.

Further investigation identified Boyd as a suspect in this case and, on November 9, he was charged for his role in Smith's death.  Boyd remains at-large. 

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

Kwanmaine Boyd
Kwanmaine Boyd

2nd Update: JKS/KJS  11-16-21
Update JFC  11-4-21
JKS/JFC  10-6-21
Inc. #134586921


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