Incident at 9700 Court Glen
February 8, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9700 Court
Glen about 12:25 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 7).
The victim, Kofi Appiah, 27, of 8619 Candlegreen
suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead at
Ben Taub General Hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Scott and Officer
C. Scales reported:
It appears Appiah was visiting a female friend
at an apartment complex at 9700 Court Glen. Shortly after midnight
on Monday, he was standing outside when he was approached by an
unknown male who shot him in the chest several times. The suspect
then fled on foot. Witnesses reported seeing a green sport utility
vehicle speeding from the location.
The suspect was described as a black male, about
5 feet 7 inches tall and
weighing 170 to 190 pounds. He had a mustache and beard and was
jeans and a jacket.
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.