POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5100 Yellowstone

February 17, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 5100 Yellowstone at about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday (February 16).  

The victim, Alex Brookins, 22, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives C. Hogue and T. Miller reported:  

Mr. Brookins was walking along Yellowstone near the above address when he was shot.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Brookins deceased.  

At this time, there is no known motive nor suspect(s).  

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. 


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