Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2900 South Gessner Road

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2900 South Gessner Road that occurred about 3:40 a.m. on Sunday (April 18).

The victim, Dave Stephens, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Detective J. Roscoe reported:

Mr. Stephens and his girlfriend arrived in their vehicle to their apartment complex at the above address. Stephens dropped off his girlfriend near their apartment and went to park the vehicle, a white Nissan Rogue. Moments later, the girlfriend heard gunshots. She looked outside and saw Stephens had been shot.

The Nissan was stolen during the incident. It was later found abandoned in north Houston and recovered.

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.

NOTE: His family provided a photo of Stephens – at work as a pharmacy technician for an area hospital – that is attached to this news release.

Mr. Dave Stephens (victim)

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