Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 800 Majestic
August 24, 2016 - The fatal shooting of one juvenile male and wounding of another at 800 Majestic about 10:40 p.m. on Tuesday (August 23) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
One juvenile was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. The other juvenile male was transported to an area hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.
The male shooter was not injured in the incident.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Simmons and Senior Police Officer T. Andrade reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a residence at the above address and found a juvenile male had been shot. He was transported by HFD paramedics to the hospital. Officers later located a second juvenile who fled the scene and was also wounded.
Further investigation determined both juveniles attempted to rob the homeowner of the residence. Fearing for his life, the homeowner shot both suspects.
Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.