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Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting at 6705 Fairway

August 23, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6705 Fairway about 8 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 22).

The victim, 55, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Williams and Officers M. Khan, M. Chaney and R. Nunez reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to call regarding a deceased person at the above location. Family members who had not heard from the victim recently and were concerned for his well-being, entered his apartment and found the victim deceased.

Family members and possible witnesses were questioned at the scene. However, no charges have been filed at this time.

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 8-23-11
Inc. #109146111

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