POLICE Department

Composite Sketch Released in Fatal Shooting at 713 Pinemont

July 11, 2017 - Houston police have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 712 Pinemont Drive about 10:50 p.m. on June 15.

The suspect is described only as a black female in her late teens to early 20s, with a slim athletic build.  A composite sketch of the suspect is attached to this news release.

The victim, Alexander Ortega, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Officers B. Roberts and S. Jimenez reported:

A Houston Community College patrol officer was flagged down regarding a shooting at the above address and was directed to a vehicle stopped in the main lanes of North Shepherd Drive, just south of Pinemont.  The officer observed a male(Mr. Ortega) with an apparent gunshot wound.  

Witnesses stated the shooting happened outside the apartment complex at 712 Pinemont and Ortega drove away and then stopped the vehicle on North Shepherd.

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.

composite sketch

Update: JKS/KJS 7-11-17
JFC/VHS 6-16-17
Inc. #075830317

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