POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1415 West Gulf Bank Road

October 2, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1415 West Gulf Bank Road about 6:15 p.m. on Thursday (October 1).  

The identity of the victim, 23, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Clark and M. Nicotra reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex at the above address and found the victim lying in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound.  Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.  

According to witnesses, the victim and three male suspects got into a verbal altercation which quickly escalated to the victim being shot.  The suspects, described only as three black males between 20 and 30 years of age, were seen getting into a vehicle and fleeing the location.  

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/JFC 10-2-20
Inc. #130223220

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