POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5959 Bissonnet

November 25, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5959 Bissonnet that occurred about 8:45 p.m. on Monday (November 23).  

The victim, Gerrardo De Los Santos, 23, of the above address, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Officers C. Elder and N. Sharp reported:  

Mr. De Los Santos was walking back to his apartment at the above address when he was approached by unknown suspect(s) who attempted to fight.  At some point, the suspect(s) fired shots and struck De Los Santos.  HFD paramedics then transported him to the hospital.  

At this time, there is no known motive nor suspect(s).  

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  11-25-15
Inc. #150787015

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