June 2, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 15615 Eastex Freeway (North U.S. Highway 59) about 11:20 p.m. on Sunday (June 1).
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Tolls and Senior Police Officer S. Straughter reported:
The clerk was fatally shot during an altercation with three to four masked suspects. One of the suspects was also wounded and may possibly need medical attention.
Following the shooting, the suspects fled in a newer model four-door Dodge pickup truck with tinted windows. The pickup truck was later found a short distance away in a residential neighborhood near the Eastex Freeway and Beltway 8.
Anyone with information on the identities of the suspects or about 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.