POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8341 Veterans Memorial Drive

December 27, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8341 Veterans Memorial Drive about 2:10 p.m. on Tuesday (Dec. 26).

The victim, Sherroin Brentley, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers C. Sharp and N. Sharp reported:

Mr. Brentley was sitting in the driver's seat of his vehicle while parked in a parking lot at the above address when an unidentified male suspect fired several shots at Brentley's vehicle, striking him multiple times.  Brentley attempted to flee the location before crashing into the median.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding Houston Fire Department paramedics.

The suspect, described only as a black male, fled the scene in a burgundy Buick LaCrosse.  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.

KJS/JFC 12-27-17
Inc. #161834917

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