Suspect charged in fatal shooting outside of W. Houston nightclub

Suspect charged in fatal shooting outside of W. Houston nightclub

Credit: Houston Police Department

According to the Houston Police Department, Emilio Angel Cervantes-Gonzales, 23, is charged with murder in the death of 20-year-old Yasmin Arzola Ortiz.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on February 13, 2014 at 5:29 PM

HOUSTON – Houston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a woman on Jan. 26 outside of a west Houston nightclub.

According to the Houston Police Department, Emilio Angel Cervantes-Gonzales, 23, is charged with murder in the death of 20-year-old Yasmin Arzola Ortiz.

Investigators said that on Jan. 26, Ortiz was shot in the parking lot of the Mekano Live Club, located in the 9300 block of Richmond Avenue, just before 2 a.m. The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition and died from her wounds several days later.

A preliminary investigation determined the shooting was a result of a fight that occurred between two men inside the club minutes prior to the shooting, police said.

Cervantes-Gonzales has fled the area and his whereabouts are unknown at this time, police said. Investigators believe he may have fled to Mexico.

Cervantes-Gonzales was last seen driving a green Hummer with Texas license plates CKF8760.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cervantes-Gonzales is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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