FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 10, 2017
9:08:11 AM CST
into Fatal Shooting at 631 Uvalde Road
The fatal shooting of a
robbery suspect at 631 Uvalde Road about 9:55 p.m. on Thursday (March 9) will
be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The identity of the
male suspect is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic
The male shooter, 55,
suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital in critical
HPD Homicide Division
Sergeant A. Semmelrock and Officer R. Ridel reported:
An employee of a
convenience store at the above address was robbed by two armed suspects.
At some point during the robbery, the employee exchanged gunfire with
both suspects and was shot. He was transpsorted by HFD paramedics to the
hospital. One of the suspects was struck by the gunfire and died at the
scene. At this time, it is undetermined if the second suspect, who fled
the scene, was struck by the gunfire.
Anyone with information
on the whereabouts of the wanted suspect or in this case is urged to contact
the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.