Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1777 Walker Street
September 08, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and the apparent suicide of a male suspect at 1777 Walker Street about 4 p.m. on Tuesday (September 7).
The identities of the female victim, 27, and the male shooter, 39, are pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. They were in a dating relationship at the time of the shooting.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Clark and M. Nicotra reported:
HPD officers responded to a reported shooting at the above address and found both victims in the hotel lobby. Both suffered a gunshot wound and were pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses stated the man and woman arrived at the location together. Shortly after, the witnesses reported hearing a gunshot and then saw the male suspect shoot himself. This incident is believed to be a murder/suicide, a firearm was recovered at the location, and no other suspect(s) are believed to be involved.
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.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.