Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7011 Kingsway

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7011 Kingsway Drive about 9:50 a.m. today (October 31).

The victim, Javier Cervantes, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Miller and Detective D. Stark reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Mr. Cervantes deceased from a gunshot wound to the head.  Officers determined he had been shot white handling a firearm.  Cervantes' roommate was present at the time of the shooting and provided a statement to investigators.

At this time, investigators believe the shooting was accidental.

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.

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