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Incident Update
Houston Police Department

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: March 14, 2017 9:21:07 AM CDT

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 8503 North Freeway

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8503 North Freeway (North Interstate Highway 45) about 2:30 a.m. today (March 14).  

The identity of the victim, believed to be in his late 20s to early 30s, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn and Officer S. Overstreet reported:  

According to witnesses, a disturbance occurred in the rear parking lot of the Fantasy Plaza Club at the above address.  The disturbance escalated when the suspect got into a blue GMC pickup truck and fired at least one shot from the vehicle striking the victim.  He then fled the scene.

After the shooting, the victim drove away from the scene and collapsed in his vehicle in the 600 block of Dewalt.  Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.  

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

VHS/KJS  3-14-17

Inc. #032262317

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