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Incident at 5100 Mauldin

March 25, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found in the 5100 block of Mauldin about 6:10 a.m. today (March 25).

The victim was identified as William Leon Harrell, 30, of 7024 Goforth. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers R. Moreno and C. Scales reported:

The victim was found dead inside his vehicle. Investigators learned he might have been shot in the 4800 block of White Rock about 1 a.m. That is when a witness saw a light blue van leave the area on White Rock. It is believed the van might have California license plates.

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.

JFC/MES 3-25-05
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.