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Incident at 4300 Holloway

December 14, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4300 Holloway about 9:40 p. m. on Tuesday (Dec. 13).

The victim is identified as Omar K. Beasley, 23, of 4701 Paradise Lane. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.J. Grysen and Officer C. Park reported:

An unknown black male suspect shot Mr. Beasley as he sat inside of his vehicle. According to witnesses, the suspect and an unknown female were involved in an argument on the roadway. As the female walked along the road with an infant in her arms, the suspect, driving a beige mid-size vehicle, positioned his vehicle across the roadway in order to block her progression. The suspect got out of his vehicle and was trying to talk with the female when Beasley approached the area in his vehicle. Beasley, who did not appear to be involved in this domestic dispute, was unable to proceed because of the blocked roadway. For an unknown reason, the suspect produced a handgun and fired several shots into Beasley's vehicle striking him in the head. After the shooting, the suspect and the female with her infant got into the
suspect's vehicle and fled the scene. Beasley was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect is described as a black male driving a beige four-door, mid-size vehicle with custom wheels.

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

NJM/JFC 12/14/05
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.