POLICE Department

Investigation  Fatal Assault at 3352 Old Spanish Trail

September 12, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal assault of a man that occurred at 3352 Old Spanish Trail about 10:45 a.m. on September 3.
The victim, Mitchell Bluitt, 61, of Houston, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where, on Friday (Sept. 8), he was pronounced deceased.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H. Garcia and Officer K. McDonald reported:
Mr. Bluitt was at the nightclub “The Turning Point,” at the above address, when a fight broke out between several patrons in the parking lot.  The fight spread to the 6500 block of Allegheny where someone punched Bluitt, causing him to fall to the ground and strike his head.  Houston Independent School District (HISD) officers were flagged down and called for Houston Fire Department paramedics to transport Bluitt to the hospital.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS/JKS  9-12-17
Inc. #113446217

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