Houston Police Department
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 10000 Fondren

May 18, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of a woman at 10000 Fondren about 12:45 a.m. on Sunday (May 17).

The victim, Ernest Moore, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Holbrook and Senior Police Officer M. Stahlin reported:

While attending a large pool party at the Chancellors Family Center at 6535 Dumfries, Mr. Moore was involved in a fistfight.  When he attempted to leave the party, Moore was followed by the suspect, described only as a black male wearing black shorts and a white tank top, who then shot Moore multiple times.  Moore collapsed and died at the scene.  A female attending the party suffered a gunshot wound to her leg and was transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in serious condition.  The suspect fled in an unknown direction.  

Investigators are urging anyone who attended the party or may have taken a photo of the suspect or the fistfight to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JKS/JFC 5-18-15
Inc. #062813915


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