FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: June 7, 2016
10:50:10 AM CDT
gunMan Sought for
Questioning in Fatal Shooting at 6603 Hirsch
Houston police are
asking for the public's assistance in locating a male sought for questioning in
the fatal shooting of a woman and the wounding of a man that occurred
at 6603 Hirsch about 2:50 a.m. today (June 7).
The individual wanted
for questioning, Darrell P. Mitchell (b/m, 28), is believed to be driving a
charcoal gray Dodge Avenger. The vehicle has a dent on the front
passenger door that makes the door difficult to open. A photo of Mitchell
is attached to this news release.
Ms. Lakiesha Lewis, 23,
was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Johnel Francis, 24, was
transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
HPD Homicide Division
Sergeant B. Harris and Officer M. Perez reported:
Officers responded to a
report of a shooting at the above address and were directed by a citizen
to apartment #12. Officers then located Ms. Lewis and Mr. Francis in the
bathroom, both having suffered gun shot wounds. Francis was unconscious
and was transported to the hospital.
seeking to interview Mitchell about the case.
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.