Man wanted for questioning in fatal shooting

Florencio Leal, 28, is being sought as a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a man in southeast Houston on April 8.

April 20, 2010 10:41:04 AM PDT
Houston police need your help in locating a man wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of a man in southeast Houston. Florencio Leal, 28, is being sought as a person of interest in the shooting in the 10000 block of Lucore on April 8. Leal, who also goes by the aliases 'Joshua' and 'Bubba,' is 6 feet tall and 200 pounds with 'Becca' tattooed on the front of his neck. He is considered armed and dangerous. He suffered a gunshot wound to the upper right arm during the incident.

Patrol officers responded to a shooting call after neighbors heard several gunshots coming from inside the residence and called police. The victim, Andres Gonzalez, 29, of Houston, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. One small vehicle was seen leaving the area eastbound on Lucore. One suspect was described only as a Hispanic male with a red bandana over his face.

Further investigation identified Leal as a person of interest in this case. He has not been charged at this time.

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


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