Victim Identified in Fatal Shooting at 390 Aldine Bender

September 1 , 2009 - The victim in a fatal shooting at 390 Aldine Bender about 10 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 31) has been identified.

Joe FernandesThe victim, Joe Fernandes, 54, of Sugar Land, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. A photo of Mr. Fernandes is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Figueroa and K. Lopez reported:

Three unknown male suspects dressed in dark clothing entered the Siesta Food Mart at 390 Aldine Bender and robbed the store clerk, Mr. Fernandes, at gunpoint. At some point during the robbery, one of the suspects fatally shot Fernandes. The three suspects then left the store and got into an older model, gold or tan four-door vehicle parked on the side of the store in the 15900 block of Cotillion Drive. The suspects were last seen driving southbound on Cotillion Drive.

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

Update: KJS/JFC 9-1-09
VHS/JFC 9-1-09
Inc. #128041309


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