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Incident at 5401 Rampart #315

August 21, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5401 Rampart #315 on Saturday, August 20, 2005 about 9:40 p.m.

The identity of the victim's name is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and Officer N.T. Ruland reported:

The victim was found laying on the front porch of an apartment. Witnesses reported hearing one gunshot and came out to find the deceased victim.

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.

JGA 8-21-05

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.