FBI Agent shots kidnapping victim: botched raid in Houston

Sophia Perez Heath 35 is charged with aggravated kidnapping

Sophia Perez Heath 35 is charged with aggravated kidnapping

A kidnapping victim who was being held for ransom - bound, and held at gunpoint - was shot and killed during an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid in Houston, authorities said. Investigators learned that the kidnapping victim was being held in a different location in the 7300 block of Elbert Street, in Trinity Gardens, in northeast Houston.

The man later died after being transported to the hospital.

Police said the men broke into a home in Conroe and held the man and his 12-year-old son captive.

The boy told authorities he heard the men say his uncle, who was not home at the time, owed them $8,000. After tying up the boy and his father and ransacking the house, they left with the father.

The 12-year-old boy was able to free himself, ran to a neighbor's house and contacted 911.

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Police told the Chronicle that a woman in the home was arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping. The two men are also facing an armed robbery charge. Furthermore, investigators alleged the suspects threatened Valladares other family members, who they could easily name because the victim is related to Cunningham by marriage.

According to all the details surrounding the man's death keeps the case under study, three defendants in the kidnapping case were exacted in the court Friday, in the morning, in a case that policemen say involved a home invasion, ransom demands and the escape of a child.

Police say Cunningham and Sanchez kidnapped the father and took him away at gunpoint.

The FBI went to that home, where Villadares was found bound with tape.

The agent involved in the shooting has been placed on leave, which is protocol when there's a shooting.

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The FBI issued a statement that read, in part, "The FBI takes very seriously any shooting incidents involving our agents and as such have an effective, time-tested process for addressing them". "Whether it was accidental or not, the man's not going home to his family".

Authorities arrested Nicholas Chase Cunningham, 42; Jimmy Tony Sanchez, 38; and Sophia Perez Heath, 35, for their involvement in the kidnapping.

Houston FBI Public Affairs Officer Christina Garza said that several people, including two children, were home at the time of the shooting but nobody else was injured.

"The kidnappers put this into play, and so they are responsible for the outcome".

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