POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5109 Bataan

December 13, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male that occurred at 5109 Bataan about 3:35 a.m. today.  

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

HPD Homicide Division Detectives A. Barr and M. Perez reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to s shooting call at the above address and found a black vehicle parked on the north side of the roadway with the doors open.    Officers approached the vehicle and found indications a shooting had occurred and a deceased male inside the vehicle. 

Further investigation determined a dark-colored sedan fled the scene at a high rate of speed northbound on Martin Luther King Boulevard from 5100 Bataan.  

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 12-13-17
Inc. #155918217

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