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HPD Investigates Fatal Shooting

By: CICELY MITCHELL
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) HPD officials are investigating a fatal shooting that took place on Richmond Avenue in Houston.

The shooting took place on Tuesday, just after 4 p.m. Authorities indicated that the identity of the deceased male is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division officers offered details of the incident: “Officers responded to a shooting in-progress call at the above location and found a male deceased in front of one of the apartment doors. Witnesses stated they heard several gun shots and then saw the male run across the parking lot before he collapsed.”

Authorities later learned that the male was a suspect wounded while in the process of committing an aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

HPD officials are continuing their investigation into the case.

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