POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6900 Merriwood

March 17, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male found at 6900 Merriwood about 7:35 p.m. on Thursday (March 16).  

The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

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

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found the victim deceased from a gunshot wound.  Witnesses reported seeing a newer model, white Lexus SUV leaving the scene.  

The suspects are described only as two black males in their early 20s.  

Investigators believe the shooting may be narcotics-related.  

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  3-17-17
Inc. #033459517

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