Harris County Precinct One Constable Alan Rosen and his guys take a man wanted for murder off the streets of Houston. Remember that big double homicide back in May on Mayoford Street? This is the man HPD has been looking for:
Garden Oaks/Heights/Shepherd Park Plaza crime alert
WHAT: Arrest of man charged with capital murder
WHERE: Yale Street at North Loop West
WHEN: Tuesday, June 21
Precinct 1 deputies arrested Charles Bowman, 28 (see photo), in the fatal shooting of two men on May 26 in northeast Houston in what the police department called a robbery in a home where illegal drugs had been stashed.
A deputy who patrols Garden Oaks as part of a patrol contract had been gathering information about Bowman and learned he was wanted for capital murder. The deputy saw Bowman at a gas station, followed him to the edge of the Garden Oaks/Heights area and arrested him with the help of other deputies.
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DATE: May 27, 2016 9:09:36 AM CDT
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 508 Mayford
Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of two males at 508 Mayford about 8:40 p.m. on Thursday (May 26).
One victim, Javier Moreno, 31, of the above address, and a second male were pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the second male is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Officers M. Dykens and D. Crowder reported:
Mr. Moreno was inside his residence when three male suspects forcibly entered the home, demanded money and then shot him. The three suspects fled the scene on foot after another vehicle blocked their vehicle in the driveway. Moments later, the suspects shot the second male after confronting him while fleeing the scene. The three males then stole a dark blue Ford Five Hundred sedan at gunpoint and then fled in the vehicle.
The suspects are described only as two black males and one Hispanic male.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.