POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5900 Westward

August 27, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 5900 Westward about 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday (August 26).
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 Senior Police Officers D. Arnold and T. Miller reported:  

The victim was walking northbound on Westward when a gray or silver four-door sedan, possibly an early 2000's Chevrolet Malibu or Impala, drove by.  Several shots were fired from inside the vehicle and the victim was struck.  

The suspect is described only as a possible a Hispanic male.  

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.  

JFC/VHS 8-27-15
Inc. #110939815

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