POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 301 Benmar Street

November 16, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 301 Benmar Street about 9:20 a.m. today (November 16).  

The victim, Owen Martinez, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives J. Brown, M. Condon, A. Bock and A. Turner reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex at the above address and found Mr. Martinez deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.  According to witnesses, Martinez and another male exchanged gunfire. 

At this time, it has not been determined if the suspect was also struck during the shooting.  

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  11-16-20
Inc. #152502820


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