Persons of Interest Sought in Fatal Shooting at 6729 Lockwood Drive
May 17, 2021 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in locating two persons of interest wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of a male at 6729 Lockwood Drive that occurred about 11:25 p.m. on Sunday (May 16).
The persons of interest are described only as two black males. One in his 50s and with a heavy build, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. The other person is in his 30s, with a heavy build, and wore a gray hooded sweater and dark jeans.
Surveillance photos of the persons of interest, who have not been charged, and the pickup truck are attached to this news release.
The identity of the victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives J. Escobar and A. Ferrell reported:
The victim was found in front of a convenience store at the above address suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
According to witnesses, the victim had argued with a male customer prior to the shooting and was standing in front of the store. As customers exited the store at closing, the victim approached two male customers as they exited the store. A witness stated there was a brief argument between the men and multiple gunshots were heard, but the witness did see the shooting. One customer left in a black pickup truck of unknown make and model parked in front of the store. The second customer left on foot.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.