POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4027 Markham

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and apparent suicide of another man at 4027 Markham about 8:50 p.m. on Thursday (May 3).  

The identities of both men, believed to be in their 50s and 60s, are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives B. Roberts and R. Watson reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a welfare check call at the above address and found two men with gunshot wounds upstairs in the residence.  HFD paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced both deceased.     

Further investigation determined the men were in a dating relationship and the shooting was an apparent murder/suicide.  

VHS/JFC  5-4-18
Inc. #055899218

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