Houston Police Department
Investigation into Man Fatally Shot at 1000 Sydnor

September 10, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental fatal shooting of a man at 1000 Sydnor about 12:20 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 9).

The victim, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Burton and Officer M. Brady reported:

Several persons were inside an apartment at the above address when the man was shot.  It is believed a pistol may have been left accessible to a juvenile, who may have unintentionally fired the weapon.

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.

VHS/JFC  9-10-12
Inc. #114869012

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