A traffic dispute turns deadly
A traffic dispute turns deadly

Juan Jose Sanchez, 19, Bayou Body Count No. 114

A driving dispute ended with the death of a 19-year-old Houston man Tuesday night on the northwest side of town.

Juan Jose Sanchez was driving with a friend on Spenwick about 11: 40 p.m. when they came upon a gray car driving slowly, filled with five Hispanic males, ages 16 to 24, police said.

"As Sanchez and his friend tried to drive around the males' vehicle, the suspects made hand gestures and an argument ensued," police said.

Sanchez drove on to his apartment in the 1900 block of Spenwick. He entered the driveway and then, police said, "one of the suspects in the gray vehicle then shot Sanchez and fled the
scene. Sanchez's friend then attempted to take him to the hospital but Sanchez died while on the way."

He had several gunshot wounds.

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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