Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the shooting of a man at 4 Rittenhouse Street about 2:20 a.m. on June 26.
The suspect, Eduardo Antonio Lopez, 26, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 179th State District Court. He is not in custody. A photo of Lopez is attached to this news release.
The victim, Jacob Allen Ramirez, 31, was transported to an area hospital and underwent surgery for a gunshot wound to the chest.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Johnson and Z. Brumley reported:
Mr. Ramirez was attempting to enter a small parking lot at the above address as a suspect was attempting to drive out of the parking lot. The two men got into a verbal altercation and Ramirez exited his vehicle and approached the suspect. At that time, the suspect pulled a gun and fired several shots at Ramirez, striking him one time. The suspect fled the scene. Paramedics transported Ramirez to a hospital.
Further investigation led to the identity of the suspect as Lopez and he was subsequently charged and wanted at this time.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Eduardo Antonio Lopez is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
*WANTED* Eduardo Antonio Lopez