Investigation Into Fatal Shooting at 11755 Southlake Drive

October 26, 2009 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooing of a man at 11755 Southlake Drive #2701 about 1:35 a.m. on Sunday (Oct. 25).

The victim, Anthony Maxwell, 31, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.C. Padilla and Senior Police Officer R.A. Swainson reported:

Patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the Crescent Park Apartments and found Mr. Maxwell inside his apartment with a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Around the same time, officers also responded to a traffic accident at 2151 South Kirkwood Drive, a short distance from the original shooting location, and found a second victim with gunshot wounds. The second victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in stable condition. Investigators believe both incidents are possibly related.

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

JKS/VHS 10-26-09
Inc. #155480709

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