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Houston Police Department
Deceased Victim Identified in Fatal Shooting at 6705 Fairway

August 24, 2011 - Houston police have learned the identity of a man found fatally shot at 6705 Fairway about 8 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 22).

Lowell "Cook" Bell, 55, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Williams and T. Hanslik, Senior Police Officer B. Swainson and Officers M. Khan, M. Chaney and R. Nunez reported:

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

Drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment and friends told investigators that a number of people frequented Bell's apartment. At this time, investigators are requesting to speak to anyone with information regarding Bell or his associates.

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.

Update: JKS/JFC 8-24-11
VHS/JFC 8-23-11
Inc. #109146111

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