Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7203 Bellerive

August 17, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7203 Bellerive about 6 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 15).

The victim, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Blain, K. Deese and Senior Police Officers J. Robles and B. Oxspring reported:

The victim was visiting an apartment at the above location and was shot by an unknown suspect(s). HFD paramedics responded and pronounced him deceased.

At this time, the motive for the shooting appears to be robbery.

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 8-17-12
INc. #103749812

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