Incident at 5100 Jorns

August 13, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 5100 block of Jorns about 7 a.m. on Saturday (August 11).

The victim, Jalen Diggs, 26, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W.P. Booth and Officer A.D. Brown reported:

Mr. Diggs was found inside of his vehicle, by a passing motorist, who saw Diggs’ vehicle sitting in the middle of the roadway. Diggs, an employee of an area car wash, was scheduled to open the business that morning, however, he did not make it to the location.

Investigators believe the suspect was inside Diggs’ vehicle at the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

GO/NJM 8-13-07
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.