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Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6909 Hillcroft

September 6, 2011 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6909 Hillcroft about 3:15 a.m. on Monday (Sept. 5).

The victim, Marlon Yovani Morales, 25, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Roberts and Senior Police Officer K. Carr reported:

Mr. Morales was at the La Raza Discotec at the above location and got into an argument and physical fight with an unknown male suspect.  At some point during the altercation, Morales was shot and the suspect fled the scene.  It is believed there were several individuals at the location when the shooting occurred who left the scene after the incident.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have been at the location when Morales was shot or anyone with information in this case to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JFC  9-6-11
Inc. #115253111

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