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Police Release Sketch in 2-Year-Old Homicide

Police Release Sketch in 2-Year-Old Homicide

This is a sketch of a man suspected in a shooting on July 19, 2008, in the 6200 block of Marinette.

The Houston Chronicle via YellowBrix

July 20, 2010

HOUSTON – Authorities are asking the public to help them identify a suspect in a fatal shooting two years ago in southwest Houston.

Javier Ramirez Cruz, 23, died in the shooting outside an apartment complex in the 6200 block of Marinette July 19, 2008, police said.

Early in the morning, Cruz was waiting in his car at the entrance to the complex parking lot for the security guard to open the gate. Police said a man drove up in gray sedan, got out, walked over to Cruz and fired a shotgun at him before fleeing.

The security guard said Cruz and the man who shot him didn’t argue or have a confrontation before the gunfire.

Cruz and his brother had at been a nightclub before the shooting, but bar patrons and workers — as well as Cruz’s brother — said they didn’t notice Cruz having a fight with anyone inside the nightspot.

The man who shot Cruz is described as Hispanic and 18 to 25 years old. He is about 5-7 and weighs about 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477 tips or on-line at www.crime-stoppers.org.

Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 and tips to CRIMES (274637).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the man’s identification, charging or arrest.

All tipsters remain anonymous.


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    usa_24

    almost 4 years ago

    5022 Comments

    I hope they catch him. Good luck.

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    Whalewatcher

    almost 4 years ago

    10938 Comments

    Way past time for this POS to start doing time ......

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    cajuncop1970

    almost 4 years ago

    80 Comments

    Well, at least they have something to go on. Hopefully it will get results.

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    Irishcop1961

    almost 4 years ago

    46218 Comments

    Hopefully more info will come out and they will get this POS.

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    mkiprotection

    almost 4 years ago

    2384 Comments

    Good luck!

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    skascooter007

    almost 4 years ago

    2010 Comments

    I hope someone gets this pos...

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    ImpdsAngel

    almost 4 years ago

    3140 Comments

    they have alot more then some cases..something is def better then nothing...good luck will be praying they find him.....its only a matter of time

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    OFFICER_K_CPD

    almost 4 years ago

    2296 Comments

    Something is better than nothing....its a start.

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