POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8228 Swiss Lane

June 16, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8228 Swiss Lane about 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday (June 15).

The identity of the victim, 59, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Watson and Detective R. Waterwall reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call outside the residence at the above address and found the victim unresponsive in the street. The man had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported the victim to HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake where he was pronounced deceased. The unknown suspect(s) fled the scene before officers arrived.

Detectives learned the victim was a family member of a man fatally shot at the same residence two nights earlier (June 13).

A preliminary investigation indicates the motive in both shootings appears to be robbery and narcotics-related. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information in either or both incidents is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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