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Incident at 7900 Manchester

October 3, 2005 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7900 Manchester about 2:40 a.m. on Sunday (Oct. 2).

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification to his family members. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C.E. Elliott and Officer J. Sosa reported:

The victim and a witness went to a bar in the 8200 block of La Porte Road. After leaving the bar, the two walked past the intersection of Broadway and Lawndale and continued walking in the 7900 block of Manchester at Medina. At that time, someone in a pickup truck traveling east on Manchester fired multiple shots at the victim and witness. The suspect(s) then fled.

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.

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