Investigation Into Fatal Shooting At 9550 Deering

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 9550 Deering about 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday (April 26).

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Elsbury and Detective K. Elliot reported:

The victim was in the parking lot of the Vineyard Townhomes at the above address when a dark-colored Chevrolet Avalanche pulled into a parking space a short distance away.  A short time later, an unknown male suspect exited the vehicle and fired a gun at the victim, striking him several times.  HFD paramedics transported the victim to memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The suspect is described only as a male in a possibly blue or black Chevrolet Avalanche with stock wheels and no front license plate.

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.

VHS  4-27-17
Inc. #052036817

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