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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Thursday February 1st, 2018 :: 09:44 a.m. CST


HCSO Investigators charge two with capital murder.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide investigators have charged two men with capital murder in the shooting death of 18-year-old Diego Andrade in the 4400 block of Adonis drive on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at around 4:00p.m.

Investigators say that Julian Xavier Velarde 17 years-old and Roderick Gerome Alexander 17 years-old shot and killed the victim while robbing him.

Surveillance video released on the day of the murder show both Velarde and Alexander running away from the scene.

Both Velarde and Alexander are currently booked into the Harris County Jail.

The case is pending in the 262nd District Court and no bond has set.

Velarde and Alexander’s mugshots are in order of listing

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

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