POLICE Department

Photos Released of Person of Interest Sought in Fatal Shooting at 7201 Bissonnet

January 12, 2020 - Houston police are seeking the public's help in identifying a person of interest wanted for questioning in a fatal shooting at 7201 Bissonnet about 4:10 a.m. today (January 12).

The unknown Hispanic male is described only as young-looking and wearing a gray-colored hoodie, dark-colored pants that are ripped at the knees, and white tennis shoes.  Photos of the individual are attached to this news release.  

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Detective J. Roscoe reported:

An unknown Hispanic male entered the convenience store at the above address while the clerk was outside the secured booth. The male demanded the clerk open the booth and an altercation ensued.  The victim, who sometimes cleaned up at the store, attempted to intervene and was fatally shot.  The suspect fled the scene. 

The clerk suffered minor injuries during the altercation.

A cellphone was found on the floor of the store after the struggle.  The attached photos include a person of interest who was in the store at the time.  Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying him, as they would like to question him as to what he may have witnessed.

There are no charges in this incident. 

Anyone with information on this case or the identity of the person of person interest is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Person of Interest

Person of Interest

Person of Interest

KJS  1-12-20
Incident #:  005303520

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