Update on Incident at 5908 Gulfton
December 12, 2005 -- A suspect
has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man at
5908 Gulfton about 4 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 11).
The suspect, a juvenile male, has been referred
to the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department on a charge
of murder. The victim is identified as Joseles C. Rios, 22, of
3814 Ripplebrook. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body
and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H. Riojas and
Officer R. Cervantes reported:
Five males were at a taco stand when Rios arrived
to buy some food. An argument took place between Rios and one
of the males. The verbal exchange quickly escalated to a physical
altercation between the juvenile suspect and Rios. The suspect
produced a handgun and shot Rios multiple times.
Update JFC/JGA 12-12-05
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