POLICE Department

Investigating into Fatal Shooting at 6759 Madden Lane

December 27, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 6759 Madden Lane at about 5 p.m. on Monday (December 26).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Officer D. Williamson and E. Wohlgemuth reported:

Two individuals were working in a field near an abandoned house when they smelled an odor coming from the house.  The two men looked into the house and observed a black male lying face down on the floor.  Officer arrived on scene and observed the victim deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

The victim's cause of death and identity are pending autopsy results by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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.

JKS/VHS 12-27-16
Inc. #163958616

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