POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 1855 Wirt

September 6, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of two men that occurred at 1855 Wirt at about 10:30 p.m. last Friday (Sept. 2).

The identity of the male victims is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers M. Perez and R. Pemberton reported:

Officers responded to an assault call at an apartment complex at the above address and found the two male victims deceased.  Witnesses stated a security guard approached four to five males who were drinking and asked them to leave.  An altercation occurred between the males and the security guard, resulting in the victims sustaining stab wounds.  The security guard also sustained lacerations and was transported in a private vehicle to an area hospital.

The investigation is continuing.  Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600. 

JKS/JFC  9-6-16
Inc. #112803416

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