POLICE Department

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 6868 Hornwood Drive

September 6, 2023 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman at 6868 Hornwood Drive about 8:45 p.m. on Saturday (September 2).

The suspect, Joshua Zimmerman, 30 (also known by the alias Vincent Guerino Juliano) is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court. A surveillance photo of Zimmerman, who is not in custody, is attached to this news release.

The identity of the deceased woman, 23, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Ponder and Detective K. Stringer reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a report of a deceased woman at a motel at the above address.  Upon arrival, they found the victim inside a motel room suffering at least one gunshot wound.  She was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding Houston Fire Department paramedics.

Further investigation revealed the room was rented to Zimmerman and the victim.  Witnesses stated they heard screaming coming from the room prior to hearing a gunshot.  Zimmerman was seen leaving the location alone a short time later. 

He was subsequently charged for his role in the incident on Tuesday (Sept. 5).

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Joshua Zimmerman (also known by the alias Vincent Guerino Juliano), or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Joshua Zimmerman (WANTED)
Joshua Zimmerman (WANTED)

Update: SOA/VHS  9-6-23
JKS/VHS  9-5-23
Inc. #125980023


For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.