POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 9800 Porto Rico Street

July 10, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one male and the wounding of a male and a female that occurred at 9800 Porto Rico about 10:25 p.m. on Tuesday (July 9).  

The identity of the deceased male is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives T. Andrade and E. Aguilera reported:  

The three victims were standing on the front porch of a residence at the above address when a vehicle of unknown make or model, described only as a dark-colored SUV, drove by and shots were fired from inside the vehicle.  All three victims were struck by the gunfire.  One male died at the scene.  The other two victims were transported by paramedics to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical conditions.  

At this time, there is no known motive nor suspect(s).  

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/JKS  7-10-19
Inc. #087778719


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