Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 100 West Cavalcade

June 5, 2013 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 100 West Cavalcade about 2:45 a.m. today (June 5). 

The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. 

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Officer M. Stahlin reported: 

Guests of the Astros Inn at the above address reported hearing gunshots.  They went to investigate and found the victim lying in the grassy area between the east and westbound lanes of traffic.  The victim was then transported to the hospital.  Witnesses stated they saw the victim talking with two people in an older model white, two-door car, possibly a Buick. 

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  6-5-13
Inc. #069407313 

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