Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5039 Reed

May 4, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5039 Reed Road about 1 p.m. on Sunday (May 3).  

The victim, Dexter Filer, 19, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant. C. Hassig and Officer T. Ferguson reported:  

Mr. Filer was with friends in a strip center parking lot at the above address when an unknown suspect pulled up in a vehicle of unknown make or model and fired several shots from inside the vehicle striking Filer.  
HFD paramedics were called and transported Filer to the hospital.  

At this time, there are no known suspects.  

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.  

VHS/JFC  5-4-15
Inc. #056081815

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