POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9808 Bauman Road

May 20, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 9808 Bauman Road that occurred about 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday (May 19).

The identity of the victim, 25 to 30 years of age, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Arrington and Detective M. Perez reported:

Officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found the victim slumped against the wall of the vacant building.  Responding Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced the victim deceased.  A witness stated he and the victim are homeless and they had been sitting at the location, drinking, when an unknown suspect walked up to them and began shooting.  The witness stated he ran to a nearby friend's house and returned with the friend and found the victim deceased.

At this time, there is no known motive for the shooting.  

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.

JKS/VHS   5-20-21
Inc. #067013121


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