|A suspect charged and wanted in the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 1146 Sheffield Boulevard about 3 p.m. on January 13 is in custody.
The suspect, Jose Everardo Castorena III, 31, is charged with murder in the 182nd State District Court. He is accused in the death of Lupe Adam Mungia, 35.
A current booking photo of Castorena III is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Collier and J. Stroble reported:
Officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found Mr. Mungia suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Mungia was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Witnesses stated an unknown male suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.
A preliminary investigation, evidence from the scene and witness statements identified Castorena III as the suspect in this case. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office was consulted and Castorena III was subsequently charged for his role in the incident.
Further investigation developed information on Castorena III’s whereabouts and today (July 29) he was arrested without incident.
Jose Everardo Castorena III
2nd Update: VHS/SOA 7-29-22
Update: VHS/JKS 7-21-22