DHTML Tree Menu skip to content




Incident at 218 West Rosamond

March 11, 2007 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 218 West Rosamond on March 9, 2007 about 4:45 a.m.

The victim’s identity is pending notification of next of kin. He sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on March 10th at 12:10 a.m.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T.R. Hernandez and Officer X. Avila reported:

The victim was at a residence with the witness (a female friend) and he was waiting on another friend to come and pick him up. The witness heard the victim talking on the phone giving someone directions to the house. About 4:45 a.m. a male knocked on the door and asked for the victim. The witness told the male suspect in which bedroom he could find the victim. The suspect walked into the bedroom where the victim was located and then a gunshot was heard. The suspect left the house and the witness went to check on her friend, finding him shot in the head. The witness told police that she did not know the suspect and she did not hear any arguing take place before the shooting. No vehicle was seeing leaving the location and the investigation is continuing.

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.

JGA 3-11-07

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