Incident at 5135 North Freeway #63
December 27, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5135 North
Freeway #63 today (December 27), about 6:50 a.m.
The victim is identified as Joseph Lee Alexander,
22, of 5135 North Freeway #63. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds
and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D.A. Ferguson
and Officer B.C. McDaniel reported:
An unknown male knocked on Alexander’s
door and asked to buy crack cocaine. The suspect was allowed into
the apartment. Once inside the apartment, he demanded money and/or
drugs while pointing a gun. The suspect became agitated and eventually
shot Alexander. Witnesses inside in the apartment at the time
of the shooting fled unharmed. The suspect is described as a twenty-something
slender, tall and dark skinned black male.
Anyone with information about the identity of
the suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600
or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.