Incident at 6425 Westheimer
August 7, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6425 Westheimer
on Saturday, August 6, 2005 about 3 a.m.
The deceased victim is identified as Tracy Lamar
Higginbotham, 35. He suffered a gunshot wound to the left eye
and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Mosqueda and
Officer L. Benevidez reported:
A witness observed Higginbotham lying on the
parking lot pavement. He got out of his vehicle to check on Higginbotham's
condition and he noticed that the victim was bleeding from the
head and not moving. The witness called 911 for police and ambulance.
Investigators learned that Higginbotham was arguing
with an unknown male in the parking lot prior to being shot. The
shooter left the scene in a blue Chevrolet Impala LP# 544 BRH.
At this time there is no motive for the shooting and it is unknown
at this time if Higginbotham knew his assailant.
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.
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.