Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4708 McEwen Street

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4708 McEwen about 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday (February 28).

The identity of the victim, 64, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives S. Jimenez and K. Heaverlo reported:

The victim was walking on an easement between two residences in the 4700 block of McEwen and Siegel when he was shot by an unknown suspect.  A neighbor went to the area to investigate and saw a male suspect run from the easement  onto Cavalcade.  As the neighbor confronted the suspect in the parking lot at 300 Cavalcade, the suspect attempted to steal his vehicle and then fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described only as a young black male wearing a black hoodie.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC  3-1-18
Inc. #026129718

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