Police need help finding killer in cold case

Troy Patrick Fontenot, 42, left, was fatally shot on April 26 of last year. The sketch on the right was based on witness accounts of the shooting

February 9, 2010 2:01:14 PM PST
Houston police and Crime Stoppers need your help to find the gunman who killed a man in northwest Houston last year. Troy Patrick Fontenot, 42, was fatally shot back on April 26 while leaving a club on Chateau Forest near West Little York. Police say Fontenot was walking a female to her vehicle when the pair was approached by two men in a tan car, possibly a Ford Taurus. One of the suspects was armed and demanded money from Fontenot.

Fontenot turned to run when the suspect shot him in the back, killing him.

Witnesses were able to give enough information for a composite sketch of the suspect.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-8477 TIPS hotline or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the identification, arrest and/or charging of the any of the suspects in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message - Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.


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