Investigation Into Fatal Shooting at 2054 Wirt

February 8, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2054 Wirt about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday (Feb. 6).

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wound. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. McStravick and Senior Police Officer E. Castaneda reported:

Officers responded to a shooting at 2054 Wirt and found the victim deceased in the parking lot. Witnesses stated that the victim had been shot inside a bar at 2054B Wirt and then dragged outside to the parking lot.

The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male and there is no known motive for the shooting.

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

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

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