Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8791 Hammerly

July 1, 2013 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8791 Hammerly about 7:15 p.m. last Saturday (June 29).  

The victim's identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer C. Scales and Officer T. Ferguson reported:  

The victim was found deceased inside his residence.  He had been shot several times.  Further investigation determined the victim was shot by two male suspects, who then fled the scene in separate directions.  Investigators also recovered narcotics at the scene.  At this time, the motive for the shooting is believed to be drug-related.      

The suspects are described only as two Hispanic males.  

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  7-1-13
Inc. #080723013 

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