Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11700 Bissonnet

June 20, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of two others at 11700 Bissonnet about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday (June 19).

The identity of the deceased male is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Smith and Senior Police Officer C. Scales reported:

At least two unknown armed male suspects entered apartment #709 at the above address and shot three males inside. The suspects then fled on foot. One male died at the scene. The other two victims were transported to area hospitals. One of them was released while the other male remains hospitalized. The motive in the shooting appears to be drug related.

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/JFC 6-20-14
Inc. #076801614

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