POLICE Department

UPDATE: Surveillance Photos Released in Fatal Shooting at 12427 Sunset Ridge Lane

September 6, 2022 - Houston police have released surveillance photos of two suspects and a vehicle sought in the fatal shooting of a man at 12427 Sunset Ridge Lane about 8 a.m. on July 12.

The suspects are believed to be two slim-built males wearing face coverings. They were seen exiting the passenger seats of a vehicle believed to be a gray 2012-2014 model Nissan Maxima with dark tint all around and a loud exhaust. Surveillance photos of the suspects and suspect vehicle are attached to this news release.

The victim is identified as Dashawn Celestine, 47.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives P. Pak and J. Wallschlaeger reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call outside a residence at the above address and found the victim unresponsive on the ground. He had suffered multiple gunshots wounds. Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Further investigation identified the vehicle pictured below as the suspect vehicle. 

Anyone with information on the vehicle, the identities of the suspects, or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.




Update: SOA/JKS   9-6-22
SOA/JFC    7-13-22
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.