POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8100 Martin Luther King Boulevard

July 6, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8100 Martin Luther King Boulevard about 3:25 p.m. on Sunday (July 5).  

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

HPD Homicide Division Detectives J. Caten, D. Higgs and C. LaFour reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at a convenience store at the above address and learned the victim had been driven to a nearby Houston Fire Department station.  Paramedics transported the victim to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

The unknown suspect fled the scene westbound on Martin Luther King Boulevard in an unknown vehicle.  

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  7-6-20
Inc. #088511620


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