Man shot to death during home invasion in north Houston

By Sandra Gonzalez, Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating a home invasion in North Houston that left a man dead.

Sgt. Matthew Brady, with the department's homicide division, said two men burst into the home of 35-year-old Juan Anthony Olivas on Fisk Street near Frawley Street around 5 a.m.

Police said the masked men went to the back bedroom, where Olivas and a woman were sleeping, and demanded money and drugs. After making the demands, the men shot Olivas and fled the scene. 

Brady said Olivas was shot in the head and died.

The woman was not injured and was questioned and released.

Money and a variety of narcotics were found in the home, investigators said. 

Police aren't sure if anything was taken. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Houston Police Department at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

 

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