Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4250 West 34th Street

November 7, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a fatal shooting at 4250 West 34th Street about 3:35 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 5).

The victim, Derrick Tyrone Williams, 40, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Rodriguez and Officer M. Chaney reported:

Mr. Williams and another male were arguing in the apartment complex courtyard when the suspect went into his apartment, retrieved a gun, and returned to the courtyard.  The two then continued their argument, at which time the suspect shot Williams one time.  The suspect then fled the scene.

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

KJS/JFC  11-7-11
Inc. #143854211

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