|Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a male that occurred at 1800 Airport Boulevard about 1:40 p.m. on Tuesday (February 21).
The suspect, Alfred E. Woods, 42, is charged with two counts of failure to stop and render aid in the 208th State District Court.
A booking photo of Woods will not be released at this time, pending further investigation.
The identity of the deceased male, 16, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Burrow and R. Watson reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a hit-and-run crash at the above address and learned two males were riding a dirt bike eastbound on Airport Boulevard and were being followed by vehicle, described only as a dark-colored SUV. The SUV struck the dirt bike and at least one of the males.
Houston Fire Department paramedics transported both males to an area hospital where the 16-year-old male was pronounced deceased. The other male, 18, remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
On Wednesday (February 22), the vehicle used in this incident was located by members of the HPD Southwest Patrol Division Crime Suppression Unit and the HPD Gang Division Crime Reduction Unit. Woods was identified as the driver and he was arrested without incident.
Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Update: VHS/SOA 2-24-23