POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5135 North Freeway

January 20, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male that occurred at 5135 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) service road about 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 19).

The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives J. Brown and M. Condon reported:

The victim pulled into a parking space in an apartment complex at the above address and was immediately shot by an unknown suspect.  The suspect fired a rifle through the victim's passenger window, striking the victim multiple times.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect fled in a black Chrysler or Impala sedan in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JKS/JFC 1-20-22
Inc. #008368822


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