Month: June 2015

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Child’s Death at 11810 Algonquin

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a child found unresponsive at 11810 Algonquin about 2 p.m. on Sunday.
The suspect, Usbaldo Franco, 27, is charged with murder in the 183rd State District Court for his role in the death of Jordan Aragon, 4, of the above address.  A photo of suspect Franco is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Jewell and Officer T.S. Miller reported:
The victim was rushed to Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital with multiple injuries to his chest and stomach.  Upon arrival, he was unresponsive.  He was pronounced dead a short time later.
Further investigation led to the identity of Franco as the suspect in this case and he was arrested on Monday without incident. The victim was the son of Franco’s live-in girlfriend.


Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8511 South Braeswood

The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8511 South Braeswood about 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
The identity of the victim, 57, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Officers G. Sullivan and R. Ridel reported:
Officers were called to the above address on reports a man was shot by a male during an argument.  Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.  Investigators are questioning witnesses and possible persons involved in the incident.
No charges have been filed at this time as the investigation is continuing.