Margarito Mata Venegas charged with murder of Adam Ortega in Houston, Texas

Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man found in the 1400 block of Gale about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 25).

The suspect, Margarito Mata Venegas (H/m, DOB: 2-22-79), is charged with murder in the 230th State District Court. He is accused in the killing of Adam Ortega, 41, of Houston. Mr. Ortega suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Venegas is not in custody at this time.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rohling and Officer B. Oxspring reported:

Patrol officers responded to a shooting in the 1400 block of Gale and found Mr. Ortega deceased. Further investigation and witness statements identified Venegas as the suspect in this case.

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  1. Our prayer go out to his wife, children and the whole Ortega family.
    God bless you all
    Our Condolences to all in his life
    With love and hurts hearts
    The Villarreal Family
    Houston Tx

  2. lets pray for adam otega so he can go in peace.what ever happen he is with god now so god can recive him well.and my sister and her boys keep them strong. with love.

  3. In God’s Hands

    Our heart felt condolences to the wife, children and family Adam Ortega leaves behind. Our prayer are with you all in your time of pain.

    With Hurts Hearts
    the Villarreal Family
    Houston TX

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