POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 11515 Burdine Street

July 8, 2020 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 11515 Burdine Street about 9 p.m. on Monday (July 6).

The suspect, Roland Kevin Mire (w/m, 46), is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of felon in possession of a weapon in the 230th State District Court.  A booking photo of Mire is attached to this news release.

The victim, Nicholaus Kenna, 34, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Sergeant J. Dodson and Detective A. Ferrell reported:

Mr. Kenna was reportedly purchasing illegal drugs from suspect Mire in a parking lot at the above address.  During the transaction, Mire drew a pistol and began shooting at Kenna, striking him multiple times.  Mire then fled the scene, driving to a local hotel where he attempted unsuccessfully to shoot another man.

Mire was subsequently located and arrested without incident.

Roland Kevin Mire
Roland Kevin Mire

KJS/VHS  7-8-20
Inc. #089033020

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