Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7055 Ashburn

October 15, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7055 Ashburn about 10:05 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 13).

The victim, John S. Martinez, 45, of the above address, was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Hospital a short time later.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Elliott and Senior Police Officer M. Miller reported:

Mr. Martinez pulled into his driveway and parked his truck. As he walked to the front door of his residence, he was confronted by unknown suspects and shot during a robbery. The suspects fled the scene with the stolen property.

Martinez's family members called 911 and paramedics transported him to the hospital where he died.

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 10-15-12
Inc #130284512

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