Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1414 South Dairy Ashford
The apparent accidental fatal shooting of a man at 1414 South Dairy Ashford about 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday (February 15) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The identity of the victim, 26, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives S. Overstreet and S. Jimenez reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and were told by witnesses it was an accidental shooting. Officers spoke to the victim's roommate, who admitted to firing the weapon, unaware that it was loaded.
The roommate was questioned and released at the scene.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.