Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5959 Bonhomme Road
September 13, 2021 - The fatal shooting of a male robbery suspect at 5959 Bonhomme Road that occurred about 9:45 p.m. on Sunday (September 12) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The identify of the suspect is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
The male shooter was not injured in the incident.
HPD Homicide Division Detective A. Hernandez and Officer H. Horne reported:
The victim had just arrived home with his wife at an apartment complex at the above address when a black vehicle of unknown make and model pulled in behind them. The suspects then attempted to rob them of their belongings. One suspect fired a warning shot and then pointed the gun at the victim. A second suspect also pointed his weapon at the victim. The victim then fired his own weapon multiple times, fatally striking the second suspect. The first suspect and a third unknown suspect fled the location.
Anyone with information on the identities of the two wanted suspects 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.