Samuel Mireles, 29, Bayou Body Count No. 14

One man was killed and another critically wounded in an apparent robbery attempt north of downtown early Saturday morning, police say.

Samuel Mireles, 29, was killed after being shot in the head. An unidentified man was in critical condition in Ben Taub, HPD says.

A man was allowed into Mireles's house in the 1300 block of Winter about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, police say. He then drew a gun, demanded money and began shooting.

Update: Police have arrested Eugene Ybarra, 35, and charged him with murder in the incident.

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