Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11700 Bissonnet

May 21, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 11700 Bissonnet about 9:25 p.m. on Sunday (May 20).

The victim, 22, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and 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 Sergeants T. Biggs, M. Countryman and Senior Police Officers T. Miller and K. Lovelace reported:

The victim was walking through the apartment complex at the above address, on the way to a convenience store, when he was shot in the head.  An unknown suspect was seen fleeing the scene on foot.

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

KJS/JFC  5-21-12
Inc. #064256112

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