Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 9446 East Avenue L
May 5, 2022 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 9446 East Avenue L about 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday (May 4).
The suspect, Marcus Eli Garza, 22, is charged with aggravated assault of a family member and felon in possession of a weapon in the 228th State District Court. A booking photo of Garza is attached to this news release.
The victim, Timothy Ramirez, 32, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detective S. Deroam reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Mr. Ramirez in the driveway, suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Houston Fire Department paramedics transported Ramirez to the hospital.
A short time later, Garza exited the house and he was arrested without further incident. Officers recovered a gun at the scene. Garza admitted to his involvement in the shooting and he was subsequently charged.
Marcus Eli Garza
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.