Houston Police Department
Investigation into Assault at 1323 Witte Road

April 22, 2013 - Houston police are investigating the assault and burning of a male at 1323 Witte Road about 4 a.m. on Sunday (April 21).

The unidentified male victim suffered extensive burns and was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants A. Semmelrock and W. Bush reported:

Three males were seen beating the victim at the exit gate of the apartment complex at the above address.  They then set him on fire before fleeing the scene.  

There is no known motive in this incident.

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

KJS/JFC  4-22-13
Inc. #048525513

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