Incident at 6700 Bellfort

August 14, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6700 Bellfort about 12 a.m. today (Aug. 14).

The identity of the victim is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office. The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Sosa, L. A. Flores and Officer T. Andrade reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting at the above location and found the male lying in the median with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. According to witnesses, the victim was seen arguing with a black male and then began walking down the street when gunshots were heard. The victim fell down and the suspect was seen leaving the area in a dark colored 4-door unknown type of vehicle.

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.

MES/JGA 8-14-07
Inc. #119791807

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