Business owner shot to death during robbery attempt

The first suspect, shown left, is described as being in his mid 20s to early 30s, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing 180 to 200 pounds and wearing a black baseball cap, blue striped polo shirt and unknown color pants. The second suspect is described as being in his mid 20s, 5 feet 2 to 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 130 to 140 pounds, with black hair, and wearing a charcoal gray hoodie sweatshirt with unknown color pants.

January 31, 2011 7:57:14 AM PST
Houston police homicide investigators have released composite sketches of two of three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man in the 13700 block of Almeda School Road about 4pm Friday. The suspects are wanted in the death of Armando Alcantara. Alcantara, 47, is the owner AA Roofing Supply Warehouse. Two armed men demanded money, shot him numerous times and then fled the scene in a pickup truck driven by a third suspect. Alcantara suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Composite sketches were created for two suspects, both Hispanic men. Both menhad light complexions and spoke with a Central American accent.

The first suspect is described as being in his mid 20s to early 30s, 5-foot-9 to 6 feet tall, weighing 180 to 200 pounds and wearing a black baseball cap, blue striped polo shirt and unknown color pants.

The second suspect is described as being in his mid 20s, 5-foot-2 to 5-foot-5 inches tall, weighing 130 to 140 pounds, with black hair, and wearing a charcoal gray hoodie sweatshirt with unknown color pants.

There is no description on a third suspect, who was driving the getaway vehicle. The vehicle is a 1994-97 red Chevrolet S-10, regular cab pickup truck. It had a chrome grill and no license plates.

Anyone with information on the identities of the suspects or on the wanted vehicle in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.