HPD investigating homicide in SW Houston

October 24, 2011 8:51:18 AM PDT
Homicide detectives are investigating a murder that happened early Sunday in a southwest Houston neighborhood.

According to officials, it happened around 4am in the 12600 block of Huntington Venture Dr. near West Bellfort and South Dairy Ashford.

Houston police say residents reported hearing several gunshots and, upon investigating, found the victim lying on the ground. They then called 911. There is neither a known suspect nor a motive in this incident.

The male victim, 21, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

Tips can also be submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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