On June 25, 2013, at approximately 8:20 pm, Conroe Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance with weapons at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park locate at 1001 MLK Place South. Upon arrival, officers discovered 19 year old Geovany Ponce-Reyes in his vehicle, dead of an apparent gunshot wound. Witnesses described Reyes being involved in a physical struggle while seated in his vehicle and the suspect outside the vehicle. The suspect then pulled a gun and shot Reyes. The only suspect information witnesses were able to describe consists of two black males, who left running through the park.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department assisted in setting up a perimeter along FM 1314 as MCSO K-9’S worked the area. A DPS helicopter also responded to the scene with an Infrared detection system (FLIR) but after almost two hours was unable to locate the two suspects.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone having information regarding the death of Geovany Ponce-Reyes should contact the Conroe Police Department at 936-522-3200.