|Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 12600 Ashford Meadow Drive about 7 p.m. on Sunday (January 8).
The identity of the victim, 17, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives D. Davis and D. Lunceford reported:
Stafford Police Department officers responded to a person down call at 11929 West Airport Boulevard. Officers and paramedics found the victim on the ground with gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported the victim to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.
Subsequent investigation by Stafford police officers determined the shooting occurred at 12600 Ashford Meadow Drive and HPD homicide detectives initiated an investigation.
According to witnesses, an unknown suspect(s) in a gray, four-door sedan with dark-tinted windows fired shots into a vehicle in which the victim was riding and he was struck by the gunfire. After the shooting, known acquaintances of the victim transported him to the West Airport Boulevard location, believing it to be a hospital. However it was found to be an assisted living center. Paramedics then responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.