Ramon Vasquez

Ramon

Vasquez

A 19-year-old Houston man has been arrested and charged in connection with what is believed to be a road rage shooting death in far north Fort Bend County on Oct. 15, authorities reported.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call Friday, Oct.15, at the intersection of Beechnut and Addicks-Clodine after reports of a two-vehicle car crash that resulted in a fatal shooting.

“Sheriff’s deputies discovered the driver was likely at fault in the collision and was approached and shot by the other driver, who fled the scene after the shooting,” the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The 20-year old victim, Humphrey Magwira, was transported to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Magwira did not survive.

The suspect, later identified as 19-year old Ramon Vasquez of Houston, was taken into custody by sheriff’s detectives during the early morning hours and charged with murder.

Vasquez remains in the Fort Bend County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan says the case is still under investigation.

“This senseless and tragic loss of life occurred as result of a minor unintentional vehicle collision,” said Sheriff Fagan.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family as our detectives continue their work on this case.”

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