POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7500 Cook Road

January 9, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male that occurred at 7500 Cook Road about 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday (January 8).  

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

HPD Homicide Division Detectives J. Stroble and K. Collier reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and learned a male had been transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

Further investigation determined two unknown male suspects in a vehicle encountered the victim and a witness walking on the sidewalk near the above address.  For unknown reasons, one male suspect fired shots at the victim from inside the vehicle and struck him in the chest.  The suspect vehicle then fled the scene as the witness returned fire.  At this time, it is not known if anyone in the vehicle was struck.  

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/JKS  1-9-20
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.