Man accused of killing store owner's son, injuring 2 others in shooting outside store
HOUSTON – Authorities are searching for a man accused of killing a store owner's son and injuring two other men in a shooting Friday evening at the store in northwest Houston, Harris County deputies said.
The shooting was reported around 6:40 p.m. near the D.J. Food Store in the 13000 block of Bammel North Houston Road, near the intersection of Veterans Memorial Drive.
Officials have issued a warrant for the arrest of 21-year-old Judas Deluna, who is accused of fatally shooting 30-year-old Rahman Rupani.
Authorities said an argument broke out at a nearby taco stand. The argument continued to the corner of the store and that's when authorities said Deluna got out of a vehicle and started shooting.
The person involved in the argument was injured in the shooting.
The store owner's son, Rupani, heard the commotion and came out of the store. He was shot and killed, authorities said.
A third person was shot while exiting the store due to the commotion.
The wounded people are in stable condition at an area hospital.
Authorities said there were three people, including Deluna, in a black Lincoln Navigator with a gray front bumper and chrome wheels with low-profile tires.
Harris County officials released surveillance footage Saturday morning of the suspected men involved.
Investigators describe Deluna as heavyset, wearing a black and red shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.
The second Hispanic man is described as between 40 and 50 years old, medium to heavy build, wearing a blue and white plaid or stripe jacket and a light colored-T-shirt with blue jeans.
A third occupant of the vehicle was described as a medium-to-heavyset Hispanic male wearing a black jacket and a light blue or turquoise shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-274-9100 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Copyright 2018 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.