Incident at 4800 Jackson

November 22, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4800 Jackson on Wednesday (November 21) about 7:15 p.m.

The victim’s identity is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office. He sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and abdomen and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant O. Chandler and Officer F. Mares reported:

Witnesses stated that four unknown black males were seen walking the area between the area of 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. The witnesses then heard four to five gunshots and saw three people fleeing the scene. The victim was seen lying on the ground motionless.

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 11-22-07

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