Fatal Shooting at 4500 North Freeway

December 30, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the apparent suicide of a man found in the 4500 block of the North Freeway (Interstate 45 North) about 6:30 p.m. on December 23.

The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Bush and Officer J. Johnston reported:

The victim was involved in a traffic accident in the northbound lanes of the 4500 block of the North Freeway.  It was determined he had a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.  Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Inc #188545008

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

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