Houston Police Say Man Killed Burglary Suspect During Altercation

File - Houston

November 12, 2019 – The fatal shooting of a man in the 7900 block of Cora Street about 1:50 p.m. on Monday (Nov. 11) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The victim, Christian Osborn, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The male shooter, 34, was not injured.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives N. Sharp and K. Fregia reported:

Mr. Osborn was found shot inside his residence at the above address where paramedics pronounced him deceased.

Police said a male (shooter) came forward and spoke with detectives about the events that led to the shooting.  He stated that Osborn was a suspect in a home burglary earlier in the day and that he (the shooter) was attempting to retrieve his family’s belongings.  An altercation ensued between Osborn and the male.  Osborn raised what appeared to be a weapon and pointed it towards the male, who then shot Osborn one time, police said Tuesday.