Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6210 Sherwood

November 21, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6210 Sherwood about 11:50 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 19).

The victim, Horace Jackson, 56, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. McGray and Officer T. Tyler reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call at the above location and found Mr. Jackson lying on the ground.  The suspect was wearing all black, with a black mask over his face, and had a "poofy" pony tail.  He is described only as a black male, 30 to 40 years of age, weighing 150 to 170 pounds.  The suspect fled the scene is an unknown direction.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at713-222-TIPS.

JKS/VHS  11-21-11
Inc. #150364611

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