Investigation into Man’s Death Following Accident at 5700 Fondren

March 20, 2009 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man shot prior to a traffic accident at 5700 Fondren about 2:30 a.m. today (Mar. 20).

The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant N.T. Ruland and Senior Police Officer B.W. Nabors reported:

The victim was involved in a traffic accident in the 5700 block of Fondren.  When paramedics arrived and began to treat him, they noticed the man had a gunshot wound to his torso.  He then became unconscious and was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

At this time, it is unknown where and when the victim was shot.

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.

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