POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5711 Sugar Hill

August 21, 2017 - Houston police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide of a man and woman found at 5711 Sugar Hill about 2 p.m. last Friday (August 18).

The identities of the victims, both believed to be in their 50s, are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

Officers responded to a call for a welfare check at an apartment at the above address and found a man and woman unresponsive.  Both appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene.  

Investigators were told the victims were possibly in a dating relationship.  

The incident is being investigated as a murder/suicide.  Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

JFC/VHS 8-21-17
Inc. #104457317

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