POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6535 West Ridge Creek Drive

June 5, 2020 - The fatal shooting of a man at 6535 West Ridge Creek Drive about 1:05 a.m. on Sunday (May 31) will be referred to a Fort Bend County grand jury.  

The identity of the deceased male, 51, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

The male shooter was not injured.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Duncan and Detective M. Arrington reported:  

A male entered the home of his ex-girlfriend at the above address and unknowingly made verbal threats against her new boyfriend.  The boyfriend feared for his life and recovered his pistol before confronting the male inside the residence.  As the male reached into his waistband, the boyfriend shot him.  The male died at the scene.  The male was found to be in possession of a pistol   

The investigation is continuing.  

VHS/JKS 6-5-20
Inc. #072254220

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