Fatal Shooting at 2800 South Dairy Ashford

September 21, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 2800 block of South Dairy Ashford about 12:35 a.m. today.

The victim, Cornelius Durden, 22, suffered a gunshot wound to the left side and shoulder and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers M. A. Khan and T. T. Pool reported:

Patrol officers and HFD personnel responded to a discharge of firearms call and found Mr. Durden had been shot. Further investigation and witness statements determined that shortly before the shooting, Durden received a phone call and went outside of his apartment. Witnesses stated then hearing several gunshots.

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

Inc. #139073208

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