Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2900 Fannin Street

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2900 Fannin Street about 3:40 a.m. today (March 8).  

The victim, Xavier Roberson, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Hollohazy and Detective B. Evans reported:

Witnesses saw Mr. Roberson running down the street after hearing gunfire in the distance.  A vehicle drove around the block as if chasing Roberson and then stopped at the above address.  Two unknown males exited the vehicle and fired shots at Roberson, who collapsed in the street.  The suspects then fled in the vehicle along Tuam Street before turning onto San Jacinto Street.

The suspects are described only as two black males.

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/KJS  3-8-21
Inc. #030964421

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