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Houston Police Department
News Release
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 14918 Waterside View Court

Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 14918 Waterside View Court about 3 a.m. on Sunday (Dec. 17).

The suspect, Isaiah Kain Salas-Martinez, 20, is charged with murder in the 179th State District Court for his role in the killing of Cole Harrell, 23. 

A photo of Salas-Martinez is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Olive and Officer S. Sylvester reported:

Salas-Martinez drove to a residence at the above address after receiving a phone call from his intoxicated girlfriend.  When he arrived, a resident opened the door and saw that Salas-Martinez was carrying a shotgun and a semi-automatic pistol.  Salas-Martinez entered the residence and witnesses attempted to disarm him.  During the altercation, Mr. Harrell was struck one time in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Salas-Martinez fled the scene with his girlfriend, but later returned to turn himself in.  He was arrested without further incident.

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