Inocencio Martinez-Solis, 36, Bayou Body Count No. 250
A shooting at a southwest side car wash -- while a cop was investigating a traffic accident next door -- left a 36-year-old man dead, police say.
I(nocencio Martinez-Solis was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene in the 7100 block of Alder Street about 9:30 Monday night, HPD says.
They say an officer was investigating a traffic accident next door to the car wash when he heard a gunshot.
"According to witnesses, a white 2005 to 2008 Nissan Frontier four-door pickup truck drove by the area twice and slowed down at the car wash just before two gunshots were heard," police said.
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Robbery is believed to be the motive, police say, adding "The suspect driving the Nissan is described only as a Hispanic male, 42 to 45 years of age and a chubby build."
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.
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