Incident at 8100 Gulf Freeway
March 15, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8100 Gulf Freeway
about 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2006.
The victim's identity is pending notification
to next of kin. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced
dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officer S. R. Straughter
At approximately 9 a.m., a witness contacted
police after hearing several gunshots near Sims Bayou on the Gulf
Freeway near Broadway. An officer responded to the area but was
unable to locate anything at that time. At approximately 3 p.m.,
police received a call after an individual found the victim lying
underneath the bridge.
At the time of the shooting, a witness observed
what appeared to be a silver/gray, four-door Honda Accord leaving
that same location. Investigators are looking for the victim's
vehicle, a 1992 light gold, four-door Acura with Texas license
plates H28VMN, which may have been the vehicle observed by the
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.