Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7222 Bellerive

June 10, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7222 Bellerive about 7 p.m. on Monday (June 9).

The victim, Joseph B. Milton, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Smith, Senior Police Officer C. Scales and Officers R. Klementich and J. Saldana reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the Regency Square Apartments at the above address. Mr. Milton was found deceased in the parking lot of the apartment complex. According to witnesses, an unknown suspect fired several shots from inside a black 1997 to 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and then fled the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JKS 6-10-14
Inc. #072144014

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