FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 10, 2017
9:47:33 AM CST
Gunman Arrested, Charged in Shooting Incident at 8302 Broadway
Charges have been filed
against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 8302 Broadway Street
about 3:35 p.m. on Thursday (March 9).
The suspect, Marquise
Emmanuel Morris (b/m, 25), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon in the 177th State District Court.
The victim, Sajid
Mamdani, 40, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical
HPD Homicide Division
Sergeant J. Rhoads and Officer M. Arrington reported:
Mr. Mamdani was working
at the Metro PCS cellphone store at the above address when suspect Morris
entered. Morris began arguing with Mamdani about a previous cellphone
purchase that had been made several months prior. When Mamdani did not
recognize Morris, Morris became angry, produced a hand gun, and shot Mamdani
several times. Morris was arrested at the scene.
Marquise E. Morris