Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6001 Bissonnet Street about 11:55 p.m. on Saturday (March 18).
The identity of the victim, 47, is pending verification by the Harris County institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Persad and Detective L. Gonzales reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to an assault in-progress call at the above address and found the victim in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg area. Officers immediately provided first aid to victim and Houston Fire Department paramedics transported him to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him deceased.
The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male, 45 to 50 years of age, between 5 feet 7 and 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
SOA/ VHS 3-21-23
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