Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8526 Baker

March 31, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 8526 Baker about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday (March 29).  

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. A. Holbrook and Officer L. Bailey reported:  

Late Friday (March 28) or early Saturday, neighbors saw the residence's  front door at the above address standing open.  Concerned, neighbors walked over and found one of the residents (victim) deceased in the front yard.  He appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound.  

At this time, there are no known witnesses nor suspects.  

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/JKS 3-31-14
Inc. #037892514

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