Incident at 6555 West Bellfort

August 27, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6555 West Bellfort about 5 a.m. on Sunday (August 26).

The victim, a security officer at the location, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg causing his death. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. E. Roberts and Officer J.Sosa reported:

The suspects entered the business and assaulted and shot the victim before they robbed an employee at gunpoint. The suspects fled the scene with a large amount of cash. The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspects are described only as two black males in their early twenties.

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

GO/MES 8-27-07
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