Police release video, sketch of possible suspect in teen's death

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Friday, February 20, 2015
A possible suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 720 South Ella Creek

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Houston police have released surveillance video and a sketch of a possible suspect in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in north Houston on Wednesday.

The suspect is described only as a black male, wearing black or dark blue pants, white shoes, and a black hoodie with a single gray stripe running down both sleeves as well as a stripe around the face opening. The surveillance video also shows him wearing a white or gray long-sleeved undershirt. He is about 20 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build.

The victim, Frank Medrano, died at the scene at 720 South Ella Creek. Police say Medrano was working at a new home construction site when he was shot during an apparent attempted robbery. Several witnesses heard the gunshot and saw a suspect running from the scene.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-3083600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.