POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7914 Lavender Street

February 18, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7914 Lavender Street about 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday (February 17).  

The identity of the victim, 48, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives C. Flora and A. Henderson reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in the street at the above address and found the victim unresponsive lying next to a vehicle.  He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.  Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced him deceased.  

A preliminary investigation indicated the victim was shot at his own residence and then drove down the street where he died.  One person of interest was questioned and stated there was a physical altercation, which resulted in a fight for the gun and the victim being shot multiple times.  

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.  

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 2-18-21
Inc. #022291021

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