Fight, Shots at Memorial for Teen Slain at School 9/9/13
HOUSTON - A memorial service for a teenager stabbed to death in his
Houston-area school was marred by a fight and gunfire, according to police.
The Houston Chronicle reports that the altercation Sunday night just after 8
p.m. at Spring Baptist Church sent teenagers and other attendees scrambling for
cover in the pews.
Christina Garza, a spokeswoman for the Harris County Sheriff's Department,
says gunshots were fired outside the church. She says no injuries were reported
and no arrests were made.
Seventeen-year-old Luis Alonzo Alfaro has been charged in the Sept. 4
stabbing death of 17-year-old Joshua Devon Broussard during a fight in the
school cafeteria that police have described as likely gang-related.