July 21, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 3635 Hillcroft about 1 a.m. today (July 21).
The victim, Pedro Jacinto, 27, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Semmelrock and Senior Police Officer M. Stahlin reported:
Mr. Jacinto was walking to the Valero gas station at the above address when two unknown male suspects in a vehicle of unknown make or model pulled up next to him. At some point, a shot was fired, fatally striking Jacinto. Both suspect then fled the scene.
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.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.