|Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9780 Country Creek Drive about 2:15 a.m. on Thursday (November 17).
The identity of the victim, 18, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives A. Dudley and K. Heaverlo reported:
HPD patrol officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to a shooting outside an after-hours night club at the above address and found the victim had been shot. Multiple bystanders attempted to provide first aid, however the victim was pronounced deceased by paramedics.
A preliminary investigation indicated the victim and a another male were walking from their home to a nearby gas station when they were approached by two unknown males. One suspect approached both men, grabbed them by their collars while yelling at them. The confrontation resulted in the male suspect putting the victim in a headlock and then shooting him. Both suspects then fled the scene on foot. The male with the victim initially fled on foot for his safety, but then returned to the scene.
The suspects are described as one black male (shooter) and one Hispanic male with long hair.
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.