Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2929 Hayes

May 4, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental fatal shooting of a man at 2929 Hayes about 8:50 p.m. last Friday (May 1).  

The victim, Frederick Wilson, 22, of the above address, was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Olive and Senior Police Officer S. Straughter reported:  

Mr. Wilson was at an apartment at the above address playing with a handgun.  A witness told Wilson to put the gun away, but he refused and told the witness the gun was not loaded.  Wilson then put the gun to his head and fired one time.  Paramedics responded to the scene and transported Wilson to the hospital.  

VHS/JFC  5-4-15
Inc. #055316115

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