Houston police have learned a man wounded at 1900 Dorsett about 12:50 a.m. on June 7 has died.
The victim, Jesus Salgado, 49, suffered stab wounds to his abdomen and burns over almost his entire body. He was transported to an area hospital where, on Tuesday (June 15), he was pronounced deceased.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook, Detective J. Roscoe and Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives G. Black and V. Garcia reported:
A witness saw the victim, Mr. Salgado, and another male in a grassy area near Dorsett and Cargill Street at the above address. The witness saw a fire start and realized Salgado was set on fire by the other male. The witness put out the fire and called 9-1-1. The other unknown male was last seen fleeing on foot eastbound on Cargill Street. The victim was transported to the hospital by Houston Fire Department paramedics with burn and stab 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.
UPDATE: KJS/JFC 6-17-21