POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 3933 Broadway

February 23, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 3933 Broadway about 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday (February 22).  

The victim, Javier Flores, 18, of Houston, was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.  

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

Two male suspects entered the Subway restaurant at the above address and held an employee (Mr. Flores' mother) at gunpoint.  As Flores tried to intervene during the robbery, he was shot.  The suspects then fled the scene.  HFD paramedics transported Flores to the hospital.  

The suspects are described only as two black males, believed to be 16 to 20 years of age, and driving in a tan or gold four-door sedan.

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/JFC 2-23-17
Inc. #023760717

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