Tuesday, April 14, 2020

UPDATE: McConico Arrested and Charged in Fatal Shooting at 9002 Sterlingshire Street

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a juvenile male at 9002 Sterlingshire Street about 10:55 a.m. on January 30, 2020.

The suspect, Xavier McConico (b/m, 20), is charged with murder in the 339th State District Court for his role in the killing of a 16-year-old male.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook reported:

The victim went to the apartment complex at the above address and got into a confrontation with an unknown suspect(s).  The victim was shot in an exchange of gunfire.  Friends of the victim attempted to drive him to the hospital, but then pulled over and called 9-1-1.  Paramedics transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

Further investigation identified McConico as the suspect in this case and he was charged on Monday (Apr. 13).  McConico was already in jail, arrested last Friday (Apr. 10) and charged in another murder at 2503 Almeda Genoa on March 31.