Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5900 South Gessner Road

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 5900 South Gessner Road about 4:15 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 20).

The identity of the victim, 37, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn and Detectives C. Sharp and E. May reported:

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a strip mall parking lot at the above address and found the victim lying on the ground. A witness stated she heard a gunshot, saw multiple people fleeing the area and observed the victim on the ground. A red Chevrolet Tahoe was seen fleeing the area.

HFD paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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.

JKS/VHS 9-21-20
Inc. #124709820