POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1000 North Sam Houston Parkway West

October 13 2020 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1000 North Sam Houston Parkway West service road that occurred about 12:55 p.m. on Monday (October 12).

The victim, Carl Somerville, 21, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives T. Tyler and B. Evans reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a report of a drive-by shooting at the above address.  Further investigation determined Mr. Somerville was a passenger in his girlfriend's Mitsubishi Outlander when the driver of a white Chevrolet Cruze fired multiple gunshots into the Mitsubishi, striking Somerville multiple times.  

The driver of the Chevrolet then fled.  He is described only as a black male in his early to mid-twenties.

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.

KJS/JKS 10-13-20
Inc. #135476820

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