POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2877 Westridge Street

February 24, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2877 Westridge Street about 8:25 a.m. on Sunday (February 23).  

The victim, Ronnie Ellison, Jr., 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives T. Tyler and B. Evans reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to the above address after witnesses called 9-1-1 to report finding a body in a nearby field.  Further investigation determined Mr. Ellison had been shot at an apartment complex parking lot.  He reportedly ran down Bartell Street before collapsing in a vacant parking lot.  

At this time, there is no known motive or suspect(s).  

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.    

VHS/KJS 2-24-20
Inc. #025435920

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