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Incident at 5625 Antoine #1605

April 29, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at an unknown location sometime before 3:10 a.m. today (Apr. 29).

The victim is identified as Christopher D. Whitfield, 19, of 5625 Antoine #1605. He suffered several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital at 1635 North Loop West.

HPD Homicide Division Officers X. Avila and L. Benavidez reported:

Mr. Whitfield and two friends were in a vehicle traveling in an unknown direction and location when a dark vehicle pulled up alongside the passenger side of their vehicle. The driver in the suspect’s vehicle rolled down his window and began shooting at Whitfield and his friends for unknown reasons. Whitfield was struck multiple times and transported to the hospital by a private vehicle.

At this time, the incident location will be carried as the hospital address until investigators learn where and when the shooting occurred.

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 4-29-07
Inc #062100607

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