Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9789 Beechnut Street

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9789 Beechnut Street about 7:35 p.m. on Monday (Sept. 14).

The victim, Francisco Nava Hernandez, 48, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Hollohazy and Detectives C. Flora and L. Lange reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call in the parking lot of a strip center at the above address and were advised that paramedics pronounced Mr. Hernandez deceased.  He had suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Witnesses and evidence indicated Hernandez got into an argument with two suspects as they were sitting in Hernandez’s vehicle.  The argument escalated when one of the suspects pulled a gun and shot Hernandez.

The suspects fled the scene in a tan, four-door sedan.  They are described only as two black males, believed to be 17 to 20 years of age.

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.

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