POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6203 Beldart Street

July 21, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the apparent murder/suicide of a male and female at 6203 Beldart Street about 11:45 a.m. on Monday (July 20).

The female victim, Maria Gomez, 43, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Her husband, the suspect, Lorenzo Gomez (H/m, 41), suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and was also pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officer J. Villareal and Officer R. Lujan reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in-progress call at the above address.  Upon arrival, they found HFD EMS personnel at the scene and the couple deceased inside their home.  A weapon was also located at the scene.

Investigators are awaiting results of autopsies to be conducted by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

KJS/JFC  7-21-15
Inc. #093722715


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