Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5800 West Tidwell

August 31, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5800 West Tidwell about 1:50 a.m. today.

The victim, Gabriel Morales, 55, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Howard and Officer J. French reported:

Mr. Morales was walking home in the 5800 block of West Tidwell when he was approached by an unknown suspect who shot him and left him on the sidewalk.

At this time, there is no known motive nor suspect(s).

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 8-31-12
Inc. #110662212

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