POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7240 Long Drive

February 16, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another man at 7240 Long Drive about 2:45 a.m. today.

The identity of the deceased victim, 42, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  The other victim, 25, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Roberts and Detective R. Rivera reported:

Patrol officers responded to a shooting call at a convenience store parking lot at the above address and located the victims.  Officers rendered aid to the men until Houston Fire Department paramedics arrived and transported the victims to hospitals.  One of the men was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  

It is believed the unknown suspect(s) fled the scene in a silver/gray SUV. 

At this time, there is no known motive or witnesses in 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.

JFC/VHS 2-16-21
Inc. #021577021

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