UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 2623 Berry

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 2326 Berry at about 6:30 p.m. on Thursday (April 12).

The suspect, Eliud Echeverria (H/m, 40), is charged with murder in the 232nd State District Court.  He is accused in the killing of Adolfo Sanchez, 70,  who was pronounced dead at Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital.

A booking photo of Echeverria is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Officer J. Pickett and K. Clark reported:

Mr. Sanchez was found inside his mechanic shop at the above address.  He had suffered a gun shot wound to the head.  A witness reported hearing a gunshot from approximately one block away.

Further investigation identified Echeverria as the suspect in this case and he was taken into custody last Friday (April 13) without incident.

Eliud Echeverria

Update: VHS/KJS  4-16-19
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