Killer sought after fatal shooting at bar

The suspect is described only as a short Hispanic male, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, in his late teens to early 20s with a normal build

February 10, 2010 9:40:04 AM PST
Houston police have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 700 West Mount Houston about 3:50am on Sunday. The suspect is described only as a short Hispanic male, about 5 feet 4 inches tall, in his late teens to early 20s with a normal build.

One victim, Ronnie Javier Medina-Giron, 21, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. The other male victim, 24, was transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand.

According to Houston police, Medina-Giron got into an argument with the suspect near a bar in the 700 block of West Mount Houston Road. Without provocation, the suspect produced a gun and fired a number of times, striking Medina-Giron in the chest. A second male was also wounded in the gunfire. The suspect then fled on foot.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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