Surveillance Video Released in Fatal Shooting at 12500 North Freeway
September 15, 2021 - Houston police have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 12500 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 4 a.m. today (September 15).
The male suspect is described only as a black male wearing a black hoodie and a face mask. He fled the scene in a white, 4-door sedan, believed to be a 2020 Chevrolet Malibu. Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed at the HPD YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/aCO7dox-tLA.
The victim, Coal Stevens, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Officer J. Brown reported:
Mr. Stevens was at an inn at the above address when the suspect arrived to conduct a business transaction. During their interaction, the suspect produced a pistol, demanded money, and then fired one time, striking Stevens. The suspect then fled northbound on the North Freeway service road, traveling towards Rankin Road.
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.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.