Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting Investigation at 4900 Eastland

December 22, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 4900 Eastland about 7:30 a.m. last Friday (Dec. 19).

The victim, Channing Butler, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer T. Tyler and Officer S. Sylvester reported:

Residents in the area of the above address reported hearing gunshots at approximately 7:30. A male, later identified as Mr. Butler, was then found deceased on the side of the road shortly after the gunshots were heard. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) nor motive in the shooting.

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.

JKS/JFC 12-22-14
Inc. #161108914

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