Quinnton Allen


A man has been arrested and accused of fatally shooting another man in the Northside Village area last week, according to the Houston Police Department.

Quinnton Allen, 28, has been charged with murder and unlawful carrying of a weapon with a felony conviction in connection with the shooting, according to Harris County court records. 

Allen was arrested on June 22, HPD said, and remained in jail as of Tuesday afternoon, with his total bond set at $1.05 million. He previously pled guilty to aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon back in 2015, according to court records.

Allen was wanted in connection to the shooting death of Luis Espinoza, 29, according to police

Espinoza, 29, was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital on June 18, according to police.

Officers responded to a shooting call just before noon on June 18, police said, to find Espinoza with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver's seat of a Jeep Cherokee. He had crashed into a pole at 5600 Cochran St., according to police, but was allegedly shot by Allen at 1200 Fairbanks St. a short distance away.

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