Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1323 Witte
February 15, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male and the wounding of another at 1323 Witte about 9:10 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 13).
A male victim, 16, suffered gunshot wounds and was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Another male, 17, suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. McStravick and Senior Police Officer E. Castaneda reported:
The two victims, both brothers, were standing outside an apartment at the above address when they began arguing with two other males. The unknown males left, but later returned. One of the males produced a pistol and fired several shots, striking both brothers. The two male suspects then fled the scene.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.