Incident at 815 East 23rd Street
October 21, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 815 East
23rd Street about 2 a.m. today (October 21).
The victim, a Hispanic male, suffered a gunshot
wound to the back of the neck and died at the scene. His identity
is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Scott and Officer
C. Scales reported:
HPD Officers responded to a shooting call at
815 East 23rd Street and found the victim lying dead on the ground
after being shot. Witnesses said the victim was standing in the
front yard of this residence talking to two people when one of
them shot him. Witnesses reported hearing a gunshot and seeing
the two people run away.
There is no known motive at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this case is
asked to call 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 a 713-308-3200.