Incident at 6600 Atwell

August 17, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 6600 block of Atwell about 9:15 p.m. on Thursday (August 16).

The victim, Marco Antonio Urbina, 30, of 6655 Atwell #206, suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and Officer A. Mares reported:

Mr. Urbina and his roommate were walking south on Atwell when two suspects in a pickup truck approached them. The passenger exited the vehicle with a pistol and demanded their wallets. Urbina and his roommate ran in different directions when Urbina was shot. The suspects fled north from the location and are believed to be in the Gulfton area.

The suspects are described as two Hispanic males. The shooter is 22 to 25 years of age, 6 feet tall, and weighs 170 pounds, with short black hair. They were seen in a gray or white older model pickup truck, with a six inch yellow stripe in the middle of the truck running from front to rear bumper.

Anyone with information on the two unknown suspects is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/GO 8-17-07
Inc.# 121287507

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