POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8200 Garland

October 8 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8200 Garland about 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday (October 7).  

The victim, Gilberto Rojero, 19, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers L. Bailey and W. Huff reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Mr. Rojero lying in the street.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Rojero deceased.  

Further investigation determined Rojero was riding his bicycle on Garland when a vehicle drove by him.  The backseat passenger in the vehicle then began shooting at Rojero.  

The suspects' vehicle is described as a white, four-door Chevrolet Impala with unknown license plates.  

At this time, there are no known witnesses 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/JFC 10-8-15
Inc. #129801815

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