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Parents of a University of Houston Student Killed in a Road Rage Shooting Demand Reform

After the two young men were involved in a minor crash Friday, Ramon Vasquez, 19, senselessly killed Humphrey Magwira by shooting multiple times near Beechnut and Addicks-Clodine in the Mission Bend area.

Newsbreak reported that Vasquez fired shots then left the scene. The road only lasted for 20 seconds, and a person got killed. The victim was shot multiple times before being rushed to a hospital, where he subsequently died. 

Vasquez is now Arrested 

The suspect first fled the scene but was subsequently apprehended, according to investigators.

According to Fortbend Star,  Ramon Vasquez was charged with murder and was being held in the Fort Bend County Jail on a $500,000 bond as of Monday afternoon, according to Jacqueline Preston, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office. Based on the sheriff’s office investigation, Magwira was allegedly at fault, and Vasquez shot him before fleeing the scene. 

Magwira’s Parents are Calling for Justice 

The parents’ dreams had been destroyed after they received the tragic death of their son. Humphrey Magwira came to the US from Tanzania when he was only 11 years old to pursue a better education. He was a second-year computer engineering student at the University of Houston and worked as a part-time computer science internship. However, his dream come to an end.

Magwira’s Parents described him as a loving, caring, and intellingent son who loves playing soccer and computer games. Her mother, Josephine Kuyangana. He said that he is a good kid and his father added that he is smart and hardworking. 

The parents feel devastated by the sudden death of their son and call for justice and change. They cried to stop violence and road rage.