POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5710 Glenmont

January 25, 2017 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile male at 5710 Glenmont about 5 p.m. on Wednesday (January 24).  

The victim, Nelson Cruz, 15, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Burrow and Officers J. Pickett, R. Montalvo and D. Nabors reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Mr. Cruz deceased in the apartment complex parking lot.  

According to witnesses, two Hispanic males, one of medium height and thin build and the other one being heavy set, were seen fleeing the location.  

At this time, there is no known motive for the shooting.  

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  1-25-18
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.