Murder at 4898 West Bellfort

February 7, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of two males and wounding of one other at 4898 West Bellfort about 7 p. m. on Wednesday (Feb 6).

One male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the back and was pronounced dead at the scene. A second male suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The identity of both victims is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office. A third male suffered a gunshot wound to the back but is expected to survive his injuries.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants E. R. Lorenzana and E. Cisneros reported:

Officers responded to a drive-by-shooting call in a shopping center parking lot at 4898 West Bellfort and found the victim deceased, inside of a vehicle.

At this time, there is no suspect description, however it is believed the suspect(s) fled in a black, 4-door Honda in an unknown direction.

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

VHS/GO 2-7-08

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