POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8400 Sands Point Drive

January 9, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8400 Sands Point Drive about 6:35 p.m. last Wednesday (Jan. 4).

The identity of the victim, 20, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Officers M. Arrington and C. Sharp reported:

The victim was walking southeast on the sidewalk at the above address when the driver of a newer model red Chevrolet or Dodge pickup truck drove slowly behind him.  The suspect inside the pickup truck fired multiple gunshots before fleeing the scene.  The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

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.

KJS/JFC  1-9-17
Inc. #001710517

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