POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 500 Oxford Street

October 6, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 500 Oxford Street about 10:05 p.m. on Tuesday (October 5).  

The identity of the victim, 40 to 50 years of age, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Jimenez and Officer J. Campbell reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found the victim lying in the roadway with a gunshot wound to the chest.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.  

According to witnesses, the victim while the was standing outside his truck parked in the roadway on Oxford when an unknown suspect shot him.  The suspect then got into an older model, white Chevrolet Tahoe and fled southbound on Oxford. 

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.  

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