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Incident at 2511 Brewster Street

February 2, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of two men at 2511 Brewster Street on Wednesday, February 2, 2005, about 7:45 a.m.

The victims, identified as Shawn Hampton, 28, of 3700 Market Street and Ricky
Earl Wynn, 25, of 10400 Greens Crossing in Houston, were pronounced dead at
the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Investigator Sergeant Sam Kennedy reported:

Both victims were at the home of Shawn Hampton's girlfriend when two
unidentified males, believed to be acquainted with the group, arrived in an
unknown type of vehicle. After a short visit and for reasons yet to be
determined, the two males shot both victims dead. Preliminary information
indicates that the incident may have been related to drug activity.

The two unknown suspects are described as black males 18-22 years old. One of
these males has dark skin and is tall, while the other one is shorter and has
light skin.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Houston
Police 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.