Update on Incident at 8100 Shreveport

December 21, 2007 - Houston police have learned the identity of a man fatally shot at 8100 Shreveport sometime between the hours of 3 and 6 a.m. on Wednesday (Dec. 19).

The victim, Marvin Allen Cooper, 40, of 2519 McClelland, sustained gunshot wounds to the torso and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was found the morning of his birthday.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. E. Elliott and Senior Police Officer R. Swainson reported:

Witnesses stated they heard gunshots during the early morning hours near the intersection of Shreveport and Orville. Witnesses told police they saw Mr. Cooper lying on the shoulder of the road in the 8100 block of Shreveport.

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.

Update: GO/JFC 12-21-07
JGA/JFC 12-19-07

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