Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5829 South Gessner

December 3, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of another at 5829 South Gessner about 3:30 a.m. today.

Silas Armando Najera-Hernandez, 23, of Houston, and a second shooting victim were transported to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where Mr. Najera-Hernandez was pronounced dead. The condition of the second male victim is not known.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Blain and Senior Police Officer M. Condon reported:

Mr. Najera-Hernandez and three other males were in a white pickup truck driving around the parking lot at the above address and playing loud music. The driver of a green Lincoln SUV (possibly a Navigator) with darkly tinted windows was also loudly playing music. At some point, Mr. Najera-Hernandez parked his pickup truck near the Lincoln, at which time the SUV's driver then shot him and a passenger before fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information about this case, the whereabouts of the green Lincoln SUV, or the identity of the shooter is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS 12-3-12
Inc. #151995412

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