POLICE Department

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 945 West Little York Road

June 3, 2024 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 945 West Little York Road about 5:25 p.m. on May 6.

The suspect, Deleon Delvontaye Davis, 25, is charged with murder in the 180th State District Court. A March 2024 booking photo of Davis, who is not in custody, is attached to this news release.

The victim is identified as Damien Harris, 28.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Lamont and Detective A. Herrera reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at the above address and found Mr. Harris unresponsive in the parking lot. He had been shot multiple times. Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Harris deceased.

Witness statements and evidence from the scene indicated Harris and the unknown suspect may have been arguing previously in the day. The suspect later shot at Harris, striking him multiple times, before fleeing the scene in his vehicle.

On May 7, detectives released surveillance photos of the unknown wanted suspect and vehicle.

Further investigation identified Davis as the suspect and he was charged last Wednesday (May 29).

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Deleon Davis is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

suspect Deleon Delvontaye Davis
suspect Deleon Delvontaye Davis

Update: JFC/SOA 6-3-24
VHS/SOA 5-7-24
Inc. #065252824

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