POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1050 West Rankin Road

October 1, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 1050 West Rankin Road about 2:35 a.m. today.  

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Meek and Detective S. Overstreet reported:  

The victim and his friend were leaving a nightclub at the above address when an argument broke out between the victim and multiple unknown suspects also leaving the club.  One of the suspects pulled a gun and shot the victim multiple times.  The suspects then fled the scene.  The victim's friend, who was not injured, called 9-1-1.  

Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

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 10-1-21
Inc #132172721

For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.