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ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING LEADS TO MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE!

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 1725 Upland Lakes about 8:45 p.m. on Thursday (April 16).  

The suspect, Antoine Loic Tran (A/m, 21), is charged with manslaughter in the 208th State District Court.  He is accused for his role in the death of Kevin Le, 21.  

A booking photo of Tran is attached to this news release.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Duncan and Detective K. Heaverlo reported:  

Tran shot Mr. Le while inside a residence at the above address.  Le was initially transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest.   He was later transferred to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

A preliminary investigation and statements from witnesses and Tran indicated the shooting was accidental.  Tran remained at the scene, was taken into custody and subsequently charged in the shooting.