TEXAS CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Joe A. Stanton Chief of Police
FBI N.A. Graduate - Session 243
Police Investigate Homicide Update #3
TEXAS CITY, TX (January 4, 2019, 5:15 PM): The Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office has concluded the autopsies on Ashanti Mehmood, Prince Larry Brown, and Angela Pilot. The medical examination revealed that all three children suffered multiple stab wounds as well as blunt force trauma, which they succumbed to. Texas City Police Department has subsequently added two charges against Junaid Mehmood for Capital Murder, both with no bond. Detectives have determined that Kimaria Nelson is suffering from blunt force trauma and she was also shot several times in the face and head with a high powered pellet gun. She remains hospitalized at this time. Junaid Mehmood has been transported to the Galveston County Jail, where he will await trial. ______________________________________________________________________________
TEXAS CITY, TX (January 4, 2019, 10:00 AM): Texas City Police Detectives have identified the victims involved in this incident as Ashanti Mehmood (DOB 11/23/18), Prince Larry Brown (DOB 01/25/17), Angela Pilot (5 YOA), and Kimaria Nelson (DOB 01/30/94). Detectives have determined that Junaid Mehmood is the biological father of the youngest child, Ashanti Mehmood and resided at the apartment with Kimaria and all three children. Kimaria is the mother of all three children. Junaid has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and is being held without bond. Texas City Police Department is still working closely with the League City Police Department, Texas Rangers, and the Galveston County District Attorney's Office. The investigation is continuing and additional charges are expected to be filed later today.
This press release will be updated as additional information becomes available. There are no scheduled press conferences at this time. ______________________________________________________________________________
TEXAS CITY, TX (January 3, 2019, 11:00PM): At approximately 10:31 PM, Junaid Hashim Mehmood was taken into police custody on an unrelated warrant and will be held in the Texas City Jail. Detectives recently obtained a search warrant for the apartment and are beginning the early stages of processing the scene for evidence. The Texas City Police Department is working closely with the Houston Police Department, League City Police Department, Texas Rangers, and the Galveston County District Attorney's Office on this active investigation that is expected to last throughout the night. This press release will be updated again tomorrow morning, Friday, January 4, 2019. ______________________________________________________________________________
TEXAS CITY, TX (January 3, 2019, 8:20 PM): At approximately 6:15 PM on January 3rd, 2019, The Texas City Police Department responded to a welfare concern at the Pointe Ann Apartments, located at 1225 10th Street North in Texas City. Upon arrival to the apartment, officers discovered three juvenile victims who were deceased and one adult female with a gun shot wound to the head. The three juvenile victims are believed to be 5YOA, 2YOA, and an infant. The adult female was transported to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and is being treated for her wounds. She is currently listed in stable condition.
Detectives are seeking a person of interest in this incident, who is identified as Juniad Hashim Mehmood. Mehmood is a 27-year-old black male standing 6 foot tall and weighing approximately 220 lbs. Mehmood is considered to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached if located.
This remains an active investigation. Police are asking anyone who has information regarding this incident to contact Texas City Police Department at (409) 643-5720.
For more information pleace contact: Lt. Kenneth Brown Public Information Officer Texas City Police Department