Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8800 Belle Glen

May 6, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8800 Belle Glen about 12:05 a.m. today (May 6).

The identity of the victim, 24, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Senior Police Officer B. Evans reported:

The victim was shot at the above address when he tried to confront individuals said to have fired shots at he and his friends outside a business on Beechnut earlier in the evening.  Paramedics arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.  Investigators believe the shooting is a dispute between rival groups of males.

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/JKS  5-6-15
Inc #057367015 

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