Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8301 Darlington Drive

The fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 8301 Darlington Drive about 3:10 p.m. on Sunday (April 26) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The identity of the deceased male, 22, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives E. Martinez and R. Montalvo reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found one male lying in the street unresponsive and another male (shooter) still on scene.  HFD paramedics pronounced the male in the street deceased.  The shooter, 29, surrendered his weapon to officers.

A preliminary investigation determined the deceased male robbed the other male and both men exchanged gunfire.  The deceased male was shot.  The other male was uninjured.  Officers recovered property on the deceased male and learned the property belonged to the shooter.

Witnesses stated they saw a white Chevrolet Impala fleeing the scene after the shooting.  The vehicle, with damage from the shooting, was recovered nearby, but unoccupied.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC  4-27-20
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