Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11718 Hempstead Highway

April 6, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 11718 Hempstead Hghway about 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday (April 4).

The victim, Pedro Miguel Rosales Ramos, 32, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Harris and Senior Police Officer M. Waters reported:

According to witnesses, Mr. Ramos was heard arguing in the parking lot at the above location. At some point, Ramos was fatally shot in the chest. Witnesses also stated Ramos, who is homeless, had no money and was apparently shot for his bicycle and food he was given to eat. It is believed the suspect(s) fled in a small, green four-door sedan.

At this time, there are no known suspect(s).

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 4-6-12
INc. #042410012

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