Update on Incident at 1100 Hwy 6 South
May 17, 2005 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1100 Hwy 6 South
about 7 p.m. on Saturday (May 14).
The deceased victim has been identified as Joel
Lawton Hale, 44, of 3233 Windchase #1404. The Harris County Medical
Examiner's office has determined his death as a suicide from a
single gunshot wound to the head.
HPD Homicide Division Officer I.F. Flores reported:
The victim was located on the south side of an
embankment. A pistol was found next to the victim's body.
Updated: NJM/MES 5-17-05
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contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.