POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9888 United Drive

November 6, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9888 United Drive about 1:05 a.m. today (November 6).  

The victim, Armando Mazariegos, 52, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Officers D. Stark and G. Sullivan reported:  

Mr. Mazariegos, his wife and grandson returned to their apartment complex at the above address after running errands.  As Mazariegos was getting out of his car, he was approached by an unknown black male suspect armed with a gun.  The suspect then demanded money from Mazariegos.  As he reached into his pocket, the suspect fired a shot and killed Mazariegos.  The suspect fled the scene on foot immediately after the shooting.  The wife and grandson were not injured.  

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  11-6-15
Inc. #142907815  

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