Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting at 13126 Joliet

December 10, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 13126 Joliet about 9 p.m. last Friday (Dec. 7).

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Officers M. Chaney and J. Dominguez reported:

According to witnesses, a black truck pulled up and parked in front of a residence at the above address. The victim, who was having an argument with an unknown suspect inside the truck, then exited the vehicle. At some point, the suspect fired several shots from inside the vehicle and fatally struck the victim. The vehicle then fled the scene.

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 12-10-12
Inc. #154098012

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