POLICE Department

Investigation into Man's Death at 4901 Tidwell Road

February 21, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the death of a man at 4901 Tidwell Road about 5:50 a. m. today.  

The victim, Garrett D. Washington, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives O. Flores and J. Russell reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and learned the victim  had been struck by a vehicle, described as a pickup truck, while walking in and out of a moving lane of traffic.  According to witnesses, the man struck by the vehicle (Washington) had been shot at by an unknown suspect in an older model, four-door sedan of unknown make and model prior to being struck.  The driver of the pickup truck returned to the scene and spoke with investigators .  

The shooter was described only as a black male in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 170 pounds.  

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.   

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