Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 15819 Ironside Hill Drive

August 20, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 15819 Ironside Hill Drive about 5:30 a.m. on Saturday (Aug. 18).

The victim, Martin Franklin, 52, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E. Cisneros and Senior Police Officer H. Chavez reported:

Two armed suspects entered Mr. Franklin's residence at the above address, demanded money from him and then shot Franklin multiple times. The suspects fled the scene in an unknown type vehicle.

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.

JFC/VHS 8-20-12
Inc #104904412

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