POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 9275 Richmond Avenue

May 18, 2022 - The fatal shooting of a man at 9275 Richmond Avenue about 3:55 a.m. today (May 18) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.  

The identity of the deceased male, 22, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Cass and Detective J. Campbell reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in a parking lot at the above address and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.  Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced him deceased.  

A preliminary investigation determined the male attempted to rob another man at gunpoint in the parking lot.  The suspect began to strike the man with a pistol while the man was inside his vehicle.  The man then retrieved a firearm and fatally shot the suspect.  The man was transported by paramedics to an area hospital with minor injuries to the back of his head.  

The case was presented to the Harris County District Attorney's Office for review and it was determined the incident would be referred to a grand jury.  

VHS/JFC   5-18-22
Inc. #065661622



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