POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 5300 West Gulf Bank Road

May 25, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5300 West Gulf Bank Road about 9:40 a.m. on Tuesday (May 24).  

The identity of the victim, 44, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Detectives M. Perez and S. Overstreet reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex at the above address and met with the friend of the victim who was providing medical assistance to the victim.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

A preliminary investigation and statements from the friend determined he and the victim were at the location to meet with another friend who lives at the complex.  The friend of the victim heard gunshots and saw someone running from the area, but did not witness the shooting. He found the victim lying on the ground and called 9-1-1.  

At this time, there is no known suspect description.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

VHS/SOA  5-25-22
Inc. #068875222



For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.