Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Traffic Accident at 1900 Texas

June 5, 2012 - Houston police are investigating a fatal shooting that occured at 702 North Sam Houston Parkway service road East (Beltway 8) about 2 a.m. yesterday (June 4).

The victim, Jason Windham, 40, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at Northwest Memorial Hermann Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Whitehead and Senior Police Officer B. Nabors reported:

Mr. Windham and his girlfriend were staying at the America's Best Inn and Suites at the above address. At approximately 2 a.m. there was a knock on the door and Windham answered. Several unknown male suspects then forced their way into the room and began to struggle with the victim. During the struggle, the suspect suffered a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information in this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JKS/KJS 6-5-12
Inc. #070817012

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