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Houston Police Department

Fatal Shooting at 7514 South Gessner

August 9, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7514 South Gessner about 9:05 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 8).

The victim, Alex Dewayne Wallace, 29, of Houston, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Blain and M. McStravick reported:

Mr. Wallace was leaving a friend's apartment at the above location when he was confronted by three unknown male suspects. One of the suspects began shooting at Wallace and he was struck several times. The three suspects then fled the scene.

Two of the suspects are described only as black males. The third is described only as a light-skinned black or Hispanic male.

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

VHS/JFC 8-9-11
Inc. #102952111

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