HPD Incident #774277-14
Type of crime: Murder
Address: 100 Mill Stream Lane
Date: June 20, 2014
On Friday, June 20, 2014, Pedro Diaz had been at his Refresqueria Azteca Chill refreshments business located at 74 Aldine Bender Road. After an uneventful evening at the business, Mr. Diaz left the business sometime after 9:00 pm. Mr. Diaz left in his vehicle and traveled east on Mill Stream Lane, a residential street, going to his home. Mr. Diaz approached the intersection of Mill Stream Lane and Imperial Valley Drive and stopped at the stop sign. It was then that at least two suspects approached Mr. Diaz’s vehicle. In an attempt to either rob and/or carjack Mr. Diaz, he was shot without provocation.
Upon arrival, Houston Police officers found Mr. Diaz lying, fatally wounded, on the street near the side of his vehicle. Mr. Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses interviewed did report hearing two gunshots and seeing at least two suspects running from the scene.
The Houston Police Department Homicide Division Cold Case Squad is requesting anyone with information about this murder to contact the Cold Case Squad at 713-308-3618 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.