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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7500 Pinemont

October 20, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7500 Pinemont about 12:35 a.m. today.

The male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Carrillo and Senior Police Officer H. Chavez reported:

Residents reported hearing gunshots at the Shadow Creek Apartments near building 10. When they approached the area, they discovered a male lying on a walkway between apartment buildings. Houston Fire Department personnel were called to the scene to administer first aid, but later pronounced the victim dead.

At this time, there is no known suspect or motive.

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

JKS/JFC 10-20-10
Inc. #148675610

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