POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 950 Villa De Matel Road

May 16, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and apparent suicide of a man found at 950 Villa De Matel Road about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday (May 14).

The identities of the female victim, 26, and the man, 29, are both pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives A. Hernandez and M. Arrington reported:

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment at the above address and found the man unresponsive and lying on the hallway floor.  He had suffered a apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Officers then located the woman further inside the apartment with multiple gunshot wounds.  Both were pronounced dead at the scene. 

A preliminary investigation determined the deceased were in a relationship.  

At this time, the department does not believe there is a continuous threat to the general public.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

JKS/VHS 5-16-22
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.