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Update on Incident at 9450 Woodfair Drive #2009

December 1, 2005 -- Charges have been filed in the fatal shooting of a man at 9450 Woodfair Drive #2009 about 3:45 a.m. on November 29, 2005.

The suspect, David Earl Ross (b/m DOB: 10-06-81), has been charged with murder in the 338th State District Court.

HPD Homicide Division Officers P.T. Yochum and I.F. Flores reported:

The name of the victim is Lieutenant Huggins III, 26, of 9450 Woodfair Drive #2009. Huggins, Ross and the witness were roommates. Huggins and Ross had an argument that escalated when Ross produced a firearm and shot Huggins several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Ross left the scene and his whereabouts are still unknown. All three men are from New Orleans.

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

Update: JGA/MES 12-01-05
JGA/JFC 11-29-05
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.