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Houston Police Department

Fatal Shooting at 8300 Canyon

July 11, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8300 Canyon about 1:20 a.m. on July 5.

The victim, Christopher James Murray, 32, of the above address, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants C. Howard and E. Cisneros reported:

Mr. Murray was in the parking lot of the Bellfort Pines apartments at the above location when he was shot numerous times.

The shooting is believed to be the result of a dispute between Murray and several males whom he got into a physical confrontation sometime during the evening of July 4th.

There are no known witnesses or suspects at this time.

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

JFC/VHS 7-11-11
Inc #087255611

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