Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9010 Beechnut
July 14, 2015 - The fatal shooting of two robbery suspects at 9010 Beechnut about 6:50 p.m. on Monday (July 13) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The identities of both deceased suspects are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
The male shooter, 57, was not injured in the incident.
HPD Homicide Division Officers A. Vinogradov and D. Crowder reported:
Three unknown male suspects entered the convenience store at the above address and attempted to rob the location. One of the suspects struck a male employee, 37, in the head with a pistol. That suspect was then shot by another employee in the store. The second suspect was shot as both men fled the scene.
The suspects, described only as black males, fled the scene in a tan sedan. The wounded males were dropped off across the street from Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and later died from their injuries. One other black male suspect remains at large.
Anyone with information on the wanted suspect 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.