Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4700 Scott Street

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4700 Scott Street about 12 a.m. today (April 4).

The identity of the victim, 43, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of  Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Fregia & D. Higgs reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department paramedics transported him to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him deceased.

Preliminary investigation revealed the victim and the suspect were involved in a physical confrontation on a METRO bus. Witnesses stated the victim had punched the suspect multiple times.  The incident then carried over after they exited the bus and the suspect pulled out a gun and fired at the victim multiple times, striking him. The suspect then fled south on Scott street by foot.

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.


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