Houston Police Department
Fatal Shooting at 7400 Irvington

March 4, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7400 Irvington about 11 p.m. on Saturday (March 3).

The victim, Jacinto Ponce Rodriguez, 32, of Houston, was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Senior Police Officers J. Villareal and B. Evans reported:

Mr. Rodriguez and an acquaintance were in a vehicle and traveling north on Irvington Boulevard when persons inside an adjacent vehicle fired several shots from their vehicle.  Rodriguez’s vehicle was struck twice and he was struck once in the head.  He then lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a ditch on Yorkshire. 

The suspects are described only as Hispanic males in their late teens to mid 20s. 

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.

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