2014 – Officer-involved Shootings
In 2014 there were 45 officer-involved shootings, resulting in 20 civilians killed and 25 wounded. None of the officers has yet been true-billed. Statistics for each agency are as follows:
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY KILLED WOUNDED Houston PD 10 16 HCSO 3 5 Pct. 1 0 1 Pct. 4 1 1 Hedwig Village PD 1 0 Pasadena PD 0 1 Baytown PD 1 1 University of Texas PD 1 0 Tomball PD 1 0 DPS, U.S. Marshal and TDCJ 1 0 Aldine ISD PD 0 1
45. 12/17/14 – Brian Stansbury, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Luis Castillo.
44. 12/15/14 – Jerome Bryant, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Alberto A. Pizana.
43. 12/12/14 – Michael Walker, wounded when shot by Houston PD officers Mario Montano and Joseph Pritchett.
42. 12/1/14 – Fiyaz Hussain, killed when shot at by an unidentified HCSO officer.
41. 11/9/14 – Saturnino Cantu, wounded when shot by two unidentified HCSO officers and one unidentified Aldine ISD PD officer.
40. 11/14/14 – Rickie Cooper, wounded when shot by an unidentified Aldine ISD PD officer.
39. 11/3/14 – Jerrail Woods, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Dao Nguyen.
37. & 38. 10/12/14 – Steve Acosta and Eloy Martinez, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer James Garris.
36. 10/7/14 – Armando Ochoa, killed when shot at by Houston PD/SWAT officers Meredith Campbell and Kevin Arntz.
35. 10/1/14 – Jeffrey Anderson, killed when shot at by Houston PD officer Christopher Robertson.
34. 9/30/14 – Stevan Cortes, killed when shot at by Houston PD officer Quang Vu.
33. 9/26/14 – Richard Jarvis, wounded when shot by Baytown PD officer Kevin Chenevert.
32. 9/22/14 – Christopher Mitchell, wounded when shot by two Houston PD officers Robert Arriaga and Corey Harrington.
31. 9/11/14 – James E. Nichols, killed when shot at by DPS officer Wilmon Smith, U.S. Marshal, Christopher White and TDCJ officer Dustin Schrell.
30. 9/11/14 – Randale Deshay Jackson, killed when shot by and unidentified Tomball PD officer.
29. 8/18/14 – Libny Zambrano, wounded when shot by two Pct. 4 officers Oscar Muniz and Letonya Journet.
28. 8/13/14 – Michael Vargas, killed when shot by Houston PD officer Alton Baker.
27. 8/13/14 – Ruben Lujano, killed when shot by Houston PD officers John Calhoun and Andra Munoz.
26. 8/3/14 – Vincent Heims, killed when shot by three HCSO officers Timothy Fite, Bryan Buccini and Matt Moore.
25. 8/1/14 – H. Thompson, wounded when shot by Pct. 1 officer Rudy Guillen.
24. 7/29/14 – Bryan Monje-Ramos, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Mark Contreras.
23. 7/28/14 – Emillo A. Martinez-Solis, killed when shot by Hedwig Village PD officer Andra Gibson.
22. 7/9/14 – Charles Goodridge, killed when shot by Pct. 4 officer Francisco Ruiz.
21. 5/4/14 – Jarvis Jones, wounded when shot by HCSO officer John Gonzalez.
20. 5/5/14 – Jerry Wilson Jr., killed when shot by Houston PD officer, Eric Tewes.
19. 5/1/14 – Bryan Williams, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Scott Shannon.
18. 5/1/14 – Alexis Garcia, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer J. Cuffy.
17. 4/9/14 – Michael Mitchell, wounded when shot by HCSO officer Louis Medina.
16. 4/7/14 – Sean Marceaux, wounded when shot by Pasadena PD officer Michael Cooper.
15. 3/18/14 – Anthony E. Moore, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Eugene Williams.
14. 3/17/14 – Allen Gallegos, killed when shot by Baytown PD officer Jeremy Cox.
13. 3/17/14 – Hallis Kinsey, killed when shot by Houston PD officer Kevin Troung.
12. 3/6/14 – Roy Irvin, killed when shot by Houston PD officer Stevon Fluitt.
10. & 11. 2/9/14 – Walter Jones II, and Christian Franklyn wounded when shot by HCSO officer Glenn Shaft.
9. 2/27/14 – Dwayne Cormier, shot by Houston PD officer Steven Gallagher.
8. 2/16/14 – Oscar Gaspar, killed when shot by Houston PD officer Carl Rodriguez.
7. 2/10/14 – Leroy Turner III, killed when shot by University of Texas officer Matthew Krawcazk.
4. 5. & 6. 2/9/14 – M. Rivera, R. Zelaya, and L. Aquino, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer James Johnson.
3. 1/23/14 – Chris Provost, killed when shot at by Harris County Sheriff's officers Dennis Hightower and John Calhoun. Provost had hijacked a car and crashed while being chased by police. As he fled on foot, gunfire was exchanged and Provost was hit. Provost is the 2nd person known to have been shot to death this year by Harris County police officers. (media reports)
2. 1/16/14 – Jordan Baker, b/m, 26, killed by off-duty Houston PD officer Juventino Castro, an 11-yr vet assigned to Narcotics Div. Castro was working security at a strip shopping center when he saw Baker allegedly looking into windows of various businesses, and asked for his ID. Baker said he didn’t have any, and began walking away. Castro tried to stop him, a struggle ensued. Castro claims Baker charged at him with his hands in his waistband, so he shot him. Baker is the 1st person known to have been shot to death this year by a Harris County police officer. (media reports)
1. 1/14/14 – Dionysios Spiro Kosmetatos, h/m, 36, wounded when shot by Houston PD officer Patrick Woods. When officers responded to a domestic disturbance and began talking to the woman, they say Kosmetatos rushed from an apartment with a knife and lunged at them. Woods shot twice, hitting him in the wrist and leg. (media reports)