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Houston Police Department
News Releases
Monday, July 17, 2017

Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 8100 Riptide.

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8100 Riptide

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8100 Riptide about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday (July 16).

The victim, Morris Edward Nunn, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D. Fontenot and Officer T. Ferguson reported:

Mr. Nunn was at the above address near the intersection of Beechnut when he was struck by multiple gunshots fired by an unknown individual.  The suspect fled the scene.

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

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10221 Club Creek

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 10221 Club Creek about 11:50 p.m. on Saturday (July 15).

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Burton and Officer K. Fregia reported:

The victim was outside a nightclub at the above address when two other people began arguing.  During the ensuing fight, one individual produced a gun and fired multiple shots, one of which struck the victim.  The gunman then fled the scene.

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.

Investigation into Shooting of Man at 7719 Eichler

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 7719 Eichler about 9 p.m. on Sunday (July 16).

The victim, 43, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

HPD Major Assaults Unit Officers A. Williams, J. Roberts and B. Salazar reported:

The victim was robbed and then shot at the above address by two individuals described only as a male and female.  The suspects were seen leaving in a gray Dodge Charger.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1700 Kelley

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 1700 Kelley about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday (July 16).

The identities of the two deceased male suspects, who were fleeing police at the time of the crash, are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kopulos and Officer C. Semien reported:

An HPD patrol officer observed a gray Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck possibly related to a failure to stop and give information crash a short distance away.  The officer attempted to stop the pickup truck at the intersection of the North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) and Crosstimbers, however the driver fled at a high rate of speed.

The officer, using lights and siren, pursued the suspect vehicle southbound on the North Freeway and then eastbound on the North Loop East (North Interstate Highway 610 East).  The suspect continued fleeing at a high rate of speed, exited at Irvington, and then ran a red light.  He then continued speeding on the feeder road before striking a concrete pillar head-on.  Both occupants of the truck were pronounced dead at the scene. 

As is customary when an individual dies in the presence of an HPD officer during a pursuit, the incident is being investigated by the HPD Vehicular Crimes and Internal Affairs Divisions.



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