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Monday, November 20, 2017

Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 6345 Windswept Lane.

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6345 Windswept Lane

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6345 Windswept Lane about 6 a.m. on Saturday (November 18).  

The victim, Baldemar Infante Alvarado, 40, of Houston, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants C. Cegielski and J. Brooks reported:  

Mr.  Alvarado got into a verbal altercation with a male suspect while inside a restaurant at the above address.  The argument then turned into a physical fight and the suspect produced a pistol and shot Alvarado.  The suspect then fled the scene.  Alvarado was transported by private vehicle to the hospital.  

The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male between 25 and 35 years of age.  

Anyone with additional 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 Fatal Shooting at 1007 Glen Avenue

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 1007 Glen Avenue about 11 p.m. on Saturday (November 18).  

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

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

According to witnesses, several males exchanged gunfire in front of a residence at the above address.  One male (victim) was struck in the head.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced him deceased.  

The suspects, described only as three black males, fled the scene in a gray four-door vehicle.  

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 Fatal Crash at 5600 Airline Drive

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5600 Airline Drive about 6:30 p.m. last Friday (November 17).  

The identity of the male victim, 35, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant M. Warhol and Officer M. Matthews reported:  

The victim, a pedestrian, crossed the main lanes of Airline Drive - not at a crosswalk - and was struck by a blue Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck traveling southbound.  The victim died at the scene.  The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene, did not shows signs of intoxication and was questioned and released. 

A preliminary investigation determined the victim was at-fault in the crash. 

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 18600 Kenswick Drive

Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 18600 Kenswick Drive about 5:20 p.m. last Friday (November 17).  

The identity of the male victim, 40, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant F. Briones and Officer S. Coke reported:  

According to witnesses, the victim was operating a black Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on Kenswick and weaving in and out of traffic.  The motorcycle cut in front of a white box truck, also traveling northbound on Kenswick, and struck the right front of the vehicle.  The victim lost control of the motorcycle, left the roadway and was ejected.  The driver of the box truck did not stop and fled the scene.  The victim was transported by HFD paramedics to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

Anyone with information on the driver of the box truck is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.



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