Incident at 7927 Grow

May 29, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7927 Grow about 9:30 p.m. on Monday (May 28).

The victim, Derek Prudhomme, 18, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.D. Newcomb and Officer K. Carr reported:

Mr. Prudhomme was walking in the apartment complex when he was shot. Prudomme is a Louisiana native and had been in Houston for approximately three weeks.

There is no known motive or suspect at this time.

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

GO/NJM 5-29-07
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.