Incident at 10900 Village Bend

September 30, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of man at 10900 Village Bend about 7:10 a.m. on Saturday (September 29).

The victim, Adrian Flakes, 19, 0f 10976 Village Bend, sustained a gunshot wound to the upper torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant D. A. Ferguson and Officer T.J. McCorvey reported:

A witness stated that he was walking with Flakes on the sidewalk, when a tan Mitsubishi Mirage or Toyota Corolla occupied by two males drove up to the curb. The passenger in the vehicle began shooting a semi-automatic pistol in their direction. The witness pulled his weapon and returned gunshots while he and Flakes were running away. The witness was not injured.

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 9-30-07

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