POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8822 Sultan

January 30, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 8822 Sultan about 11 p.m. last Friday (January 27).  

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

HPD Homicide Division Officers A. Barr and S. Jimenez reported:  

Witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area and then found the victim lying in the driveway of a residence at the above address.  He had been shot more than once.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where he was pronounced 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.  

VHS/KJS  1-30-17
Inc. #012115617

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