January 02, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 8001 West Tidwell #1610 about 10:35 p.m. on Tuesday (Dec. 31).
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Meeler and Officer J. Villareal reported:
HPD patrol officers and HFD paramedics responded to a welfare check call at the above address and, after making forced entry, found a deceased male inside. He appeared to have been shot.
Shortly before this discovery, Harris County Sheriff's Office homicide investigators responded to a scene in Harris County in which a female was found deceased of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Further investigation determined the female, prior to killing herself, admitted to family members she had shot and killed her husband who lived at the above address. The female's identity is also pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
The investigation is continuing.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.