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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Thursday September 5th, 2013 :: 12:07 p.m. CDT


Gang Rivalry Motive for High School Stabbings

(HOUSTON, TX) - Gang rivalry appears to be the motive in Wednesday morning's stabbings at Spring High School in north Harris County according to HCSO investigators.

During the altercation 17 year-old Joshua Devon Broussard was killed and three others were injured.

Seventeen year-old Luis Alonzo Alfaro has been charged with Broussard's murder and is currently at the Harris County Jail.

No more charges are expected in the case.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is part of the multi-agency Stop Houston Gangs Task Force which operates the website

The site is a great resource for educating the public about criminal gang activity and provide a way for the public to report gang criminal activity anonymously.

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Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 713-221-6000

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