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Incident at 8039 Boone Road

September 8, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8039 Boone Road about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 7).

The victim, Herman Newhouse, 32, of 8039 Boone Road #1211, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant L. A. Flores and Officer T. Cunningham reported:

Officers responded to a shooting and found the victim dead. Investigators were able to obtain a description of four black male suspects and a vehicle through witness statements. Two suspects are believed to be 23 to 24 years of age, approximately 6 feet tall, short black hair, muscular build, clean shaven, wearing white polo shirts and black pants. The third suspect is described as 19 to 20 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, short black hair, medium build, clean shaven, wearing a black pullover shirt and black pants. The fourth suspect is described as 19 to 20 years of age, 6 feet 2 inches tall, shoulder length black hair combed back and wearing a black
pullover shirt. The suspects were in a white vehicle with a license plate with the last three numbers of 472.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at (713) 308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.

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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.