Fatal Shooting at 13612 Almeda

June 18, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 13612 Almeda about 11:50 a.m. on Thursday (June 17).

The victim, Derrick Melvin, 34, of Houston, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.C. Padilla and Officer T.A. Andrade reported:

Houston firefighters called police to the above address upon discovering Mr. Melvin deceased. The investigation revealed that Melvin’s vehicle was missing. It is a gray 2006 Chevrolet Impala with Texas license plates 979-VPK.

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

KJS/JFC 6-18-10
Inc. #087512210

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

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