POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7800 Avenue E

March 12, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7800 Avenue E about 10:10 p.m. on Wednesday (March 11).  

The victim, Roberto Mora, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Daignault and Detectives M. Perez, E. May and D. Nabors reported:  

Mr. Mora was walking from his house to a corner store as a black or dark, four-door, Mercedes Benz, turned onto Avenue E from 79th Street.  The vehicle passed Mora and came to a stop a short distance past him.  The vehicle then backed up to Mora and stopped. 

Mora approached the vehicle and had a conversation or argument with a suspect in the vehicle.  The suspect then shot Mora several times and fled westbound on Avenue E.  

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.


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