Jose Fernandez (Source: Houston Police Department)
HOUSTON – Charges have been filed against one suspect who was arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in Houston on Wednesday.
Jose Fernandez, 24, is charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 176th State District Court.
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Houston police said they responded to a shooting call behind a business located in the 7800 block of Bellfort Avenue around 11 a.m.
When authorities arrived on the scene, they found a man unresponsive suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, who hasn’t been identified by authorities, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Further investigation revealed another man was also suffering from a gunshot wound a short distance away next to another business. That victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
Police stated a preliminary investigation revealed Fernandez was the suspect as surveillance photos were released to the public.
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Fernandez was later located and taken into custody where officials said he admitted to his role in the incident.
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