Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 3341 Winbern Street about 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday (August 3).
The identity of the victim, 36, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant R. Montalvo reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at a convenience store at the above address and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
A preliminary investigation and evidence from the scene determined a male suspect ran up to the victim and shot him multiple times. The suspect then fled the scene on foot westbound toward a nearby apartment complex.
The suspect is described only as a black male wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a red mask. Surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this news release.
Anyone with information in this case or on the identity of the suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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