POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6300 Gulf Freeway

May 18, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6300 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) about 12:20 p.m. on Monday (May 17).

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

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants K. Daignault and M. Burrows reported:

According to a witness, the victim was driving inbound at the above address while being chased by someone in a newer model black or dark-colored mid-size sedan.  Near Griggs Road, the sedan pulled alongside the passenger's side of the victim's vehicle.  A suspect, described only as a black male, fired multiple shots into the victim's vehicle.  The victim, upon being struck at least one time, lost control of his vehicle and struck a cement barricade before coming to a stop.  The suspect fled the scene.  The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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/VHS  5-18-21
Inc. #065761721


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