Incident at 141 West Little York

July 11, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 141 West Little York #C about 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday (June 10).

The victim, Willie Earl Scott, 42, of 718 Corvette Court suffered a gunshot wound to the neck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Padilla and Officer A. Ibarra reported:

The victim was discovered deceased in the back storage room of his business after witnesses arrived at the location to purchase shoes and were unable to locate anyone in the store. Officers were advised that Mr. Scott's vehicle, a 1996 white Ford van bearing Texas license plate #55K-KN4, was at the location earlier in the day and was now missing.

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 7-11-07
Inc. #101977107

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