HOUSTON (CW39) Charges have been filed against 26 year old Oscar Garcia, in the death of a man and the injury of another. According to investigators with HPD Homicide Division, it all started just before 1:30am on Saturday, June 26th, in the 8700 block of Valley Flag Drive in Northeast Houston.
Garcia’s brother had two friends who arrived outside their residence. While his the brother was inside the residence, Garcia used a dagger and stabbed 23 year old De Voir Antonio Stansberry along with another man outside, according to investigators. Garcia’s brother grabbed a pistol and fired it into the ground to scare Garcia into stopping his attack. The victims fled the scene, running westbound on Tidwell Road. But, Stansberry didn’t get very far, and collapsed in a ditch, in the 10100 block of Tidwell Road. He was later pronounce dead by paramedics. The surviving victim, who is 37 years old, was wounded but was able to run to a corner store to ask for help then returned to search for Stansberry. He was found by responding HPD patrol officers at the intersection of Tidwell Road and Valley Flag Drive. He was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
Further investigation led to Garcia being charged for his role in this incident and he was arrested without incident.
Oscar Garcia is now charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon..