POLICE Department

UPDATE: Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 731 Fawn Drive

January 2, 2017 - The fatal shooting of a man at 731 Fawn Drive about 5 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 1) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The victim, Phillip R. Mejias, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant S. Murdock and Officer H. Hay reported:

Mr. Mejias and his younger brother got into an argument that turned physical.  Following the confrontation, Mejias followed the younger brother home and attempted to enter the brother's residence.  At that time, the younger brother shot Mejias multiple times as he (Mejias) was breaking into the back door of the home.

The younger brother, 25, was questioned by investigators and released without charges at this time.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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