POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5520 Cavalcade

September 01, 2021 - The fatal shooting of a man at 5520 Cavalcade Street that occurred about 5:05 p.m. Tuesday (August 31) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.

The victim, Michael Saulsberry, 40, was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

The male shooter remained at the scene and was questioned and released, pending further investigation.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Smith and Detective M. Estep reported:

HPD officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found a Mr. Saulsberry suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Paramedics transported him to the hospital.  .

Based upon statements from the shooter and evidence at the scene, the shooting appears to have been in self defense. 

The investigation is on-going.

JKS/VHS 9-1-21
Inc. #117725821


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