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Incident at 8100 Maplecrest Drive

April 24, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 8100 Maplecrest Drive about 4:40 p.m. on Sunday (Apr. 23).

The unidentified victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's office.

HPD Homicide Division Officers A. Mares and C. Hufstedler reported:

Patrol officers were dispatched to a drive-by shooting call to 8100 Maplecrest and saw a white Buick parked on the side of the apartment complex. The vehicle was impeding the flow of traffic on the parking lot of the complex. Officers checked the vehicle and saw an unknown male slumped over in the driver's seat. When officers noticed the male was unresponsive, paramedics were called. They pronounced him dead at the scene.

Investigators arrived and determined the male had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

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 4-24-06
Inc #056274806

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