Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4700 Wenda
November 20, 2009 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4700 Wenda about 11:30 p.m. on Thursday (Nov. 19).
The victim, Deandre Elliott, 17, of Houston, suffered gunshot wounds to the head and chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. L. Meeler and Senior Police Officers E. J. Casteneda reported:
Mr. Elliott had just left his girlfriend’s apartment when she heard gunshots outside her apartment and then heard a knock at her door. She opened the door and Elliott fell at her doorstep. Witnesses reported seeing a suspect, described only as a black male in his early twenties, fleeing the scene in Elliott’s vehicle. The vehicle is described as a 1993, four-door, blue-green Buick Park Avenue, with Texas license plates 552-GNK. The Buick has custom wire spoke wheels known as “elbow wire rims” and white wall tires.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.