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Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1621 Upland

September 6, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 1621 Upland about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 3).

The victim, Matthew Mehdi Rouhani, 61, of Houston, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer R. Swainson and Officer C. Sturdivant reported:

Mr. Rouhani had not been seen since last Tuesday (Aug. 30) and his employees became worried after repeated attempts to contact him were not successful.  Employees forced entry into Rouhani's business at the above location and found him deceased.  Further investigation determined Rouhani's vehicle, a light blue, four-door 2009 Honda with Texas license plates BGIZ-133, was stolen from the location.

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.

VHS/JFC  9-6-11
Inc. #114416511

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