POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Stabbing at 7500 Dyer Street East

October 6, 2021 - The fatal stabbing of a male at 7500 Dyer Street East that occurred about 6:45 p.m. on October 1 will be referred to the Harris County grand jury.  

The victim is identified as Xavier Berryman, 31.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives J. Caten and M. Barrow reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a stabbing call at a residence at the above address and found Mr. Berryman deceased inside.   He appeared to have sustained a puncture wound.  Berryman's girlfriend stated to investigators she stabbed him in self-defense.  

After consulting with the Harris County District Attorney's Office, this case will be presented to a grand jury.  

At this time, the department does not believe there is a continuous threat to the general public.

VHS/JKS 10-6-21
Inc #132210821

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