Incident at 6700 Ridgeway

October 23, 2007 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 6700 block of Ridgeway about 12:10 a. m. today (October 23).

The male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E. Cisneros and Officer J. Robles reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 6700 block of Ridgeway and observed the victim lying in the roadway with a gunshot wound to his face. HFD paramedics were called to scene however the victim did not survive his injuries.

The suspect is described only as a black male.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

VHS/JGA 10-23-07
Inc# 155689507

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.