Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1501 Big Bend Drive

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile male at 1501 Big Bend Drive about 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 28).

The identity of the victim, 16, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives M. Arrington and L. Patterson reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at the above address and were advised the victim was shot and transported in a friend’s vehicle to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses stated there was a large group of males and females engaged in an argument that escalated into a physical altercation among the females.  At some point, an unknown suspect pulled a gun, shot the victim and then fled on foot.

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.

JFC/VHS   11-29-18
Inc #150253918