October 12, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of two men in an apparent murder-suicide incident at 6306 Deerwood Road about 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 11).
The identities of the two males are pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Tolls and Officer K. Meek reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and discovered the residence locked. However, officers were able to see a man unresponsive in the living room. With the assistance of the Houston Fire Department, officers entered the home, whereupon HFD personnel pronounced the man dead. The body of another man was found upstairs.
Further investigation revealed the man discovered downstairs had fatally shot the man upstairs before apparently killing himself.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.