Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 7900 Rock Rose

April 21, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 7900 Rock Rose about 1:30 a.m. today (April 21).

The victim, Darryl Banks, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M.A. Holbrook and Officer K. McDonald reported:

Mr. Banks was walking west on Red Bud when he was confronted by two suspects, described only as a tall black male and a black female.  Banks had a dispute with the suspects at which time they shot him.  The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.  Banks was later  found deceased a short distance away at the above address.

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.

JKS/KJS 4-21-15
Inc. #049990415

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