February 4, 2012 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1824 Portsmouth about 7:45 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 1).
The victim, Ashley Scott Rowell, 35, of the above address, suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Harris and S. Murdock and Officers K. Daignault and J. Rexroad reported:
Mr. Rowell was at his residence at the above address when he answered a knock at the door. When he opened the door he was shot. His wife and residents inside the house then called 911. The unknown suspect fled the scene in a dark colored sedan. At this time is is believed Rowell knew the suspect and the incident was not a home invasion.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Criime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.