POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1000 Wheeler

August 7, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 1000 Wheeler at 11 p.m. on Saturday (August 5).  

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Rhodes and Officer D. Nabors reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a call of a person down at the above address and found the victim lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported by HFD paramedics to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

The suspect is described only as a heavy-set black male, 20 to 25 years of age, armed with a pistol.  

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.  

VHS/JKS  8-7-17
Inc. #098886517

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