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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 12770 Rodeo Square

May 16, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 12770 Rodeo Square about 11:10 p.m. last Friday (May 13).

The victim, Cory Spencer, 27, of Houston, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead on Saturday (May 14).

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Roberts and Senior Police Officer R. Cervantes reported:

Mr. Spencer was walking through the apartment complex when he is believed to have become involved in an altercation with several black males.  One of those males produced a pistol and chased Spencer a short distance before firing several shots, striking him.  The suspects then fled the scene on foot.

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.

KJS/JKS  5-16-11
Inc. #061363411

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