POLICE Department

Investigation into Deceased Male at 7600 Beechnut

September 4, 2018 - Houston police are investigating the death of a male who was driven to a hospital at 7600 Beechnut about 6:30 a.m. on Sunday (September 2).

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Burton and Detective K. Fregia reported:

Officers responded to a report of male with a gunshot wound who had arrived at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital at the above address.  Hospital staff stated an unknown Hispanic male dressed as a security guard drove the victim to the hospital and advised staff he had been shot.  The victim was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.  The unknown male then left the hospital on foot before officers arrived at the scene. 

It is believed the shooting may have taken place in the 5900 block of Bellaire Boulevard.

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.

JKS/JFC  9-4-18
Inc. #111707518

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