POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8900 South Braeswood Boulevard

December 22, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8900 South Braeswood Boulevard about 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday (Dec. 21).

The victim, 18, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rhodes and Officer M. Dykens reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a reported shooting in the strip center parking lot at the above address and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital where he died.

A possible suspect, observed on surveillance video, is described only as a Hispanic male, approximately 19-20 years old, with medium wavy hair, a skinny build, and wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans.  

A copy of the surveillance video is not available at this time.  However, a surveillance photo of the possible suspect is attached to this news release.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Possible Suspect

KJS/JFC 12-22-16
Inc. #161751116

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