Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting at 9900 Richmond

June 25, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 9900 Richmond about 4 a.m. on Sunday (June 24).

The deceased victim, Kendrick C. Simpson, 38, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene. The wounded man, Eric McGauhey, 39, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Jewell and Senior Police Officer R. Swainson reported:

Mr. Simpson and his rommate, Mr. McGauhey, were in their apartment at the above address when two unknown black male suspects kicked in their door. Simpson and McGauhey were shot and the suspects fled in an unknown direction. McGauhey was able to knock on the door to a nearby apartment to get help and was then transported to an area hospital. Simpson died at the scene.

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/JFC 6-25-12
Inc. #070800012

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