Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7000 Martin Luther King Boulevard

August 9, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7000 Martin Luther King Boulevard about 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 8).

The male victim, in his 30s, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers B. Oxspring and M. Condon reported:

The victim was shot several times while on foot in the 7000 block of Martin Luther King. HFD paramedics transported him to the hospital. Investigators are attempting to locate an unidentified black female who may have been with the victim when he was shot.

At this time, there are no known suspects.

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.

VHS/JFC 8-9-12
Inc. #100645712

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