POLICE Department

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 3400 Liberty Road

July 08, 2019 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of two others at 3400 Liberty Road about 10 p.m. on June 8.

The suspect, Johnelle D. Johnson (b/m, 22), is charged with murder in the 185th State District Court for his role in the killing of Robert Givens, Jr., 30. 

A booking photo of Johnson is not available at this time.

Two other victims, Thomas Watson, 21, and Jovan Washington, 27, were transported to area hospitals.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives L. Patterson and E. Martinez reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call and found three men with multiple gunshot wounds.  All three were taken to area hospitals.  Mr. Givens was pronounced deceased on June 21.  There were no known suspects in the shooting.

Further investigation identified Johnson as the suspect and he was charged last Friday (July 5).

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Johnelle Johnson is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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