UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 11573 South Wilcrest Drive
Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 11573 South Wilcrest Drive about 4:35 a.m. on June 24.
The suspect, Jose Luis Aviles (H/m, 23), is charged with murder in the 208th State District Court. A photo of Aviles, as well as a previously released surveillance photo is attached to this news release.
He is charged in the death of Jesus Aviles-Macedo, 44.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Detective J. Roscoe and Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detective R. Rivera reported:
Mr. Aviles-Macedo was inside the “La Oficina” bar at the above address when he was shot by another patron, Jose Aviles. Alviles-Macedo died at the scene.
A preliminary investigation by HPD Homicide and Major Assaults & Family Division detectives determined Aviles was also involved in a shooting incident at 11658 Southwest Freeway on August 7, 2016, in which shots were fired at a security guard. In that incident, Aviles got into an altercation with the security guard and left the scene in a vehicle. He then returned in another vehicle armed with a gun and fired several shots at the security guard, but did not strike him. Aviles has been charged with aggravated assault of a security officer in the 208th District Court for his role in that incident.
Surveillance video of Aviles as the shooter in the 2016 incident, can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/A_oLibPMyIw
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jose Luis Aviles is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Surveillance Photo of Jose Luis Aviles
Jose Luis Aviles
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