POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 11402 Beechnut

September 21, 2016 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 11402 Beechnut about 2:30 a.m. today (September 21).  

The victim, George Jackson, 21, of Houston, was pronounced dead at West Houston Medical Center.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. Brooks and C. Cegielski reported:  

Mr. Jackson and his friend were driving on Beechnut when the vehicle struck a curb.  Jackson then drove down a side street and into the rear parking lot of the Leawood Plaza apartment complex.  

While Jackson inspected his vehicle for damage, he was approached by an unknown male suspect.  Jackson's friend, who was still inside the vehicle, overheard the two arguing and then a gunshot.  As the friend exited the vehicle, he saw the suspect running down the street. The friend put Jackson back in the car and drove him to the hospital.  

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.  

VHS/JFC  9-21-16
Inc. #120962616

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