POLICE Department

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in January Fatal Shooting at 215 Sunnyside Street

March 28, 2024 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 215 Sunnyside Street about 9:10 p.m. on January 5.

The suspect, Enrique Amador Garcia, 34, is charged with capital murder in the 230th State District Court.  A booking photo of Garcia is attached to this news release.  

The victim is identified as Carlos Govea Resendiz, 40.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives S. Chettry and H. Martinez reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at the above address and located the victim in the roadway.  He had suffered more than one gunshot wound.  Paramedics pronounced the man, later identified as Mr. Govea Resendiz, deceased at the scene.

At that time, there were no known witnesses, suspects or motive in the shooting.

Further investigation identified Garcia as the suspect in this case and charges were filed against him.  On Wednesday (March 27), Garcia was arrested without incident by officers from the HPD North Patrol Division Crime Suppression Team and booked into the Harris County Jail.

Enrique Amador Garcia
Enrique Amador Garcia

Update: VHS/JFC  3-28-24
JFC/SOA   1-8-24
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