POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6742 Hillcroft Avenue

August 5, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 6742 Hillcroft Avenue about 3:05 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 3).

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

HPD Homicide Division Officers M. Barrow and E. Martinez reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call in a business parking lot at the above address and learned the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The victim and a suspect were apparently involved in a road rage altercation when the suspect pulled a gun and shot the victim.  

Witnesses stated the suspect, described only as a Hispanic male in his 20s with a short haircut, fled the scene in a red mini-van.

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.


JFC/JKS 8-5-19
Inc. #099493419

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