Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting at 4700 South Kirkwood

September 10, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4700 South Kirkwood about 2:50 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 9).

The identity of the victim, who died at the scene, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers R. Martinez and S. Straughter reported:

Tenants at an apartment complex at the above location heard a gunshot and went outside to investigate.  They found the victim lying on the sidewalk.  HFD paramedics were then called to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

At this time, there are no known suspects.

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  9-10-12
Inc. #114732212

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