Charges filed in deadly freeway shooting

February 8, 2008 12:24:26 PM PST
Police need your help to find the suspect behind a fatal shooting of a man on Highway 288 back in January. Police have charged John Eric Owens, 25, with murder in the killing of Kenneth Ray Wolridge, 23, who was shot while on the South Freeway back on the morning of January 6 and pronounced dead on the scene.

According to officers, Wolridge was involved in a traffic altercation with several people in different cars. The vehicle in which Wolridge was riding was struck by another vehicle. When Woolridge got out to inspect the damage, police say Owens exited his vehicle and shot Wolridge several times.

All individuals involved in this incident were driving in vehicles with chrome Roman Chariot spoke wheels with one or more wheels mounted on the trunk area. Investigators have identified and located those vehicles and determined that Owens is the suspect who shot Wolridge.

If you know Owens' whereabouts, you're asked to call Houston police.

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