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Public Safety News
Houston Police Department
News Release
Monday, February 26, 2018

Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 4800 Martin Luther King Boulevard.

 
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4800 Martin Luther King Boulevard

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4800 Martin Luther King Boulevard about 11:30 p.m. on Sunday (February 25). 

The identity of the victim, between 18 and 21 years of age, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Detective J. Roscoe reported: 

The victim was standing in a parking at the above address when he got into an altercation with an unknown male suspect.  During the altercation, the victim was shot.  HFD paramedics transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

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 Shooting at 5608 North Shepherd Drive

The fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 5608 North Shepherd Drive about 2:55 a.m. on Sunday (Feb. 25) will likely be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The suspect, believed to be in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives  B. Roberts and T. Jackson reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in-progress call at a night club at the above address.  Investigators later learned the suspect and another individual got into a confrontation while inside the club.  The suspect then left the club, went to his vehicle, and retrieved a handgun.  He then began shooting aimlessly while attempting to re-enter the club. 

A uniformed security guard and another man, seeing the suspect firing the handgun, returned fire, striking him (suspect) multiple times.  No other individuals were wounded.  Investigators have questioned the security guard and witnesses about this case.

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

 
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 1400 South Loop West

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 1400 South Loop West about 11:55 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 24).

The male victim, 54, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Griffiths and Officer J. Baker reported:

The victim was driving a teal Toyota Camry eastbound at the above address when he failed to maintain a single lane, lost control of his vehicle and struck a guardrail.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported the driver to the hospital where he later died.

No other motorists or vehicles were involved in this incident.

The investigation is continuing.

 
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10300 Keegan Road

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 10300 Keegan Road about 10:50 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 23).

The male victim, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Maness and E. Officer Clark reported:

The victim was lying in the street at the intersection of Keegan Road and Longbrook Drive when he was struck by a black Honda CRV.  The driver of the Honda failed to stop and render aid and fled northbound on Keegan.

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

 
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 10300 Keegan Road

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 10300 Keegan Road about 10:50 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 23).

The male victim, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant S. Maness and E. Officer Clark reported:

The victim was lying in the street at the intersection of Keegan Road and Longbrook Drive when he was struck by a black Honda CRV.  The driver of the Honda failed to stop and render aid and fled northbound on Keegan.

Anyone with information on the wanted vehicle or driver 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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