POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4135 West Bellfort Street

September 02, 2021 - The fatal shooting of a man at 4135 West Bellfort Street about 12:55 a.m. today (September 2) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The suspect, Arthur Carr, 35, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Meek and Detective M. Perez reported:

The suspect, Carr, attempted to gain entry into an apartment at the above address by prying open the front door.  Failing this, he then kicked the door open and went inside.  The female resident, 22, was on the phone with 9-1-1 when Carr entered.  She then shot Carr multiple times and then attempted to render aid.  Carr was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

Carr and the resident have a dating history.  The resident was not harmed in this incident.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

KJS/VHS  9-2-21
Inc. #118408421


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