POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2215 Avenida La Quinta Street

May 8, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile male that occurred at 2215 Avenida La Quinta Street about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday (May 6).

The identity of the victim, 15, is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives K. Clark and M. Nicotra reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex at the above address and found an unresponsive male lying on a sidewalk in the complex.  He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.   Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the male deceased.  

A preliminary investigation determined a possible dispute between the male and the unknown suspect(s) had occurred, which led to the shooting.  

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/JFC   5-8-23
Inc. #064076323


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