Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5971 Bellfort

December 29, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 5971 Bellfort about 7 p.m. last Friday (December 26).

Th 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 Officers R. Nunez and G. Sullivan reported:

The victim was at a business at the above address when an unknown male suspect walked inside. Both men then got into an altercation during which the suspect produced a weapon and shot the victim. The suspect then fled the scene. HFD paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital.

The suspect is described only as a black male in his 20s.

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/KJS 12-29-14
Inc. #164390014

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