Incident at 5570 Gasmer

November 1, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5570 Gasmer about 1:45 a.m. today (November 1).

The male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the middle back and lower neck and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. D. Shirley and M. McStravick reported:

A resident of the Piccadilly Apartments heard a gunshot outside of his apartment, looked out of a window and observed the victim lying on a set of stairs between apartments. Officers and HFD personnel responded to the scene and found the victim deceased.

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

VHS/JGA 11-1-07
Inc.# 160465507

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