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Suspect Charged in Early July Fatal Shooting in Houston

HOUSTON, July 12, 2023 — A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this month, according to the Houston Police Department.

George Dennis Western is facing murder charges in the 230th State District Court for the death of 30-year-old Erick Romero.

The incident took place around 3:05 a.m. on July 3 at an apartment complex located at 1221 Redford Street. Responding officers found Romero in a parked vehicle with a gunshot wound. Paramedics from the Houston Fire Department pronounced him dead at the scene.

Western was identified as the suspect following an investigation. He was arrested without incident on July 12.


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