Incident at 12100 Gulf Freeway
December 30, 2005 -- Houston
police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 12100
Gulf Freeway about 12:15 a.m. on Friday, December 30, 2005.
The victim has been identified as Alex P. Morales
Jr., 22, of 10909 Gulf Freeway #1101. He suffered two gunshot
wounds to the head and was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital
where he was pronounced dead.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. W. McStravick
and Officer B. D. Evans reported:
Mr. Morales, driving a Chevrolet truck, was traveling
in the 12100 block of the Gulf Freeway service road when an unknown
suspect, also driving a Chevrolet truck, was seen chasing the
vehicle and shooting at the victim. After the shooting, Mr. Morales
crashed his vehicle and came to a stop. The suspect fled the scene
in a beige or gold colored Chevrolet truck with an extended cab.
It is unknown at this time what caused this shooting.
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 Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.