POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8300 Wilcrest Drive

February 5, 2024 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one male and the wounding of another male found at 8300 Wilcrest Drive about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday (February 3).

The identity of the deceased male, 26, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. A second male was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives H. Martinez and S. Chettry reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at an intersection near the above address and found two males with gunshot wounds lying on the sidewalk. Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced one male deceased. the other male was transported to the hospital.

At this time, there is no known motive or suspect(s).

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

VHS/SOA 2-5-24
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.