POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 1200 Gulf Freeway

May 22, 2023 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 1200 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) about 10:15 p.m. on Friday (May 19).

The identity of the victim, believed to be in his 50s, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Duncan and Detective K. Lovelace reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found the victim lying on the side of the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced him deceased at the scene.

A witness told officers a dark pickup truck (unknown make and model) was seen fleeing the scene after the shooting.

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

SOA/JKS     5-22-23
Inc. #071167823


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