Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6745 Avenue K

April 30, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6745 Avenue K about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday (April 28).

The male victim, 35, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Rohling and Officer J. Harvey reported:

The victim, carrying a knife, became involved in a confrontation with a male suspect in the common kitchen area of his apartment building. The suspect produced a semi-automatic weapon, shot the victim in the torso and then fled the scene.

It is believed the suspect is a resident of the same apartment complex.

Anyone with information on the suspect's identity or whereabouts should contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JKS/JFC 4-30-12
Inc. #053893912