Incident at 800 Ringold

August 25, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 800 Ringold about 1:20 a.m. today (Aug. 25).

The victim is identified as Arthur Ray Bryant, 50, of 1022 Junell. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Sosa and Officer J. Coffelt reported:

According to witnesses, Bryant was riding his bicycle in the 800 block of Ringold when two suspicious vehicles began following him. An occupant of one of the vehicles began shooting at Bryant who collapsed in a grassy area and died as a result of his injuries.

The wanted vehicles are only described as an older model dark colored Dodge Ram truck with a camper shell and an older model light blue four-door sedan.

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.

NJM 8/25/07
Inc #125483307

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