POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6100 Moss Oaks Drive

August 9, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 6100 Moss Oaks Drive at about 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday (August 8).  

The victim, Cornelius Williams, 35, of Houston, was pronounced dead at Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital.  

HPD Homicide Division Officers D. Crowder and A. Vinogradov reported:  

Mr. Williams and his 6-year-old nephew were traveling in the 12200 block of Swan River when he was shot at least once by an unknown suspect(s).  Williams attempted to drive away from the location but crashed into a fire hydrant.  Witnesses removed the child from the vehicle and attempted to provide medical assistance to Williams until HFD paramedics arrived.  Williams was then transported to the hospital.  

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 8-9-17
Inc. #100140017

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