A man was shot and killed in front of his 10-year-old daughter during a robbery last weekend at the Marq-E Entertainment Center along Interstate 10, according to police.

The victim, 37-year-old Miguel Vasquez, was pronounced dead at an area hospital, according to the Houston Police Department. Police said Vasquez’s daughter was uninjured.

According to HPD, Vasquez and his daughter were walking to their car in the Marq-E parking lot at 7620 Katy Fwy. just before 10 p.m. Sunday night when a male approached and attempted to rob Vasquez at gunpoint.

Police said the suspect then shot at Vasquez during the course of the robbery, striking him, before fleeing the scene on foot.

Suspects in the case are described only as two to three unknown males, according to HPD.

Anyone with information in the case is encouraged to contact HPD’s Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.  

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.