POLICE Department

Update: Surveillance Video of Vehicle Sought in Fatal Shooting at 500 Oxford Street

October 7, 2021 - Houston police have released surveillance video of a vehicle sought in connection to the fatal shooting of a man at 500 Oxford Street about 10:05 p.m. on Tuesday (October 5).  

The vehicle, described as a white, Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon, has a sticker with the letters "SLP," possibly for San Luis Potosi, on the driver's side rear window.  

Surveillance video of the wanted vehicle can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/O7zu63zVUak

The victim has been identified as Jose Mazariegos, 45.  

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

Officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Mr. Mazariegos lying in the roadway with a gunshot wound to the chest.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Mazariegos deceased.  

According to witnesses, Mazariegos, was standing outside his truck parked in the roadway on Oxford Street when an unknown suspect shot him.  The suspect then got into the vehicle described above 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.     

Update: VHS/JFC 10-7-21
VHS/JKS 10-6-21
Inc. #134471621

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