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Houston Police Department
News Releases
Monday, December 11, 2017

Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Saturday's fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of a man at 4901 Laura Koppe.

 

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4901 Laura Koppe

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of a man at 4901 Laura Koppe about 2:40 p.m. on Saturday (Dec. 9).

The female victim, Angelique Janetta Stafford, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The male victim, 40, was treated for a minor wound and released at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives M. Arrington and J. Pickett reported:

The victims were sitting in their four-door Saturn Aurora in a convenience store parking lot at the above address when a male suspect on a bicycle rode up, fired multiple shots at them and then fled the scene. 

Paramedics pronounced Ms. Stafford deceased and treated the male victim for a minor wound to his right side.  

The suspect is only described as a black male in his 40s who possibly goes by the name of "Steve."

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.

Investigation into Stabbing at 17435 Imperial Valley

Houston police are investigating the stabbing of a male suspect and wounding of a woman at 17435 Imperial Valley about 12:10 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 10).

The suspect, Charles Spencer, 50, was stabbed in the torso during an argument with the victim, Andrea Phillips, 39, who sustained a cut to her hand.

HPD Major Assaults Unit Detectives A. Williams and B. Salazar reported:

Officers were dispatched to a stabbing call at an apartment complex at the above address and learned suspect Spencer forced his way into the apartment of his ex-girlfriend, Ms. Phillips.  Spencer began to place his hands on Phillips and then grabbed a kitchen knife.  Phillips attempted to get the knife, cut her hand and then managed to stab Spencer in the torso.  Paramedics transported Spencer to an area hospital in an unknown condition.

The investigation is continuing.  No charges have been filed at this time.

Investigation into Shooting at 3354 Rogerdale

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 3354 Rogerdale about 11:40 p.m. last Friday (Dec. 8).

The victim, Mohamad McBride, 26, was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.

HPD Major Assaults Unit Officers S. Ragsdale and R. Naughton reported:

The victim was in an apartment complex parking lot at the above address when he got into an argument with a suspect described only as a light complected black male.  The suspect shot the victim in the right shoulder and fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Investigation into Female Found Deceased at 9800 Brooklet Drive

Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found at 9800 Brooklet Drive about 1:45 a.m. today (Dec. 11).

The identity of the female and her cause of death are pending an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Olive and Detective S. Sylvester reported:

Officers responded to a person down call at the above address and observed a female lying on the side of the road.  She was partially clothed and deceased from apparent foul play.

No identification was located on the female.  She did have tattoos, including one with the words “Black Candy” on her outer left ankle.

Anyone with information on the female's identity or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.



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