POLICE Department

Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 8000 Cobblefield Lane

September 3, 2018 - Charges are pending against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man in the 8300 block of Cobblefield Lane about 6:30 a.m. today (September 3).

The suspect, LaMarcus Morris (b/m, 33), has a pending charge of murder.  A photo of Morris is not available at this time.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Burton reported:

The victim and his girlfriend were at a residence at the above address when her estranged boyfriend (Morris) arrived and attempted to gain entry.  An argument between the two men escalated into a physical confrontation.  Surveillance video (not releasable at this time) appears to show Morris then retrieved a firearm from his vehicle.  The victim attempted to flee, however he was fatally shot once in the back by Morris.

Morris fled the scene in a black Cadillac Escalade with Texas license plates beginning with the letters JK.  He currently remains at large.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspect Morris, or on this case, is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS 9-3-18
Inc. #112082118

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