Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1415 West Gulf Bank Road about 3:35 p.m. on Monday (April 5).
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives C. Lamont and L. Lange reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex at the above address. Upon arrival, officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics found the victim deceased in the parking lot.
Further investigation determined the victim was returning to his vehicle after throwing away a box in a dumpster when he was shot multiple times. The suspect is described only as an unknown black male, 28-32 years of age, armed with a semi-automatic pistol.
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.