HCSO: Man fatally shot on sidewalk in NW Harris Co.

January 15, 2013 10:24:08 AM PST
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was fatally shot in the Katy area Monday.

According to investigators, it was around 12:30pm that deputies received a reports of a man being shot on a sidewalk in the 6800 block of Brushmeade Lane.

They victim, identified as Juan Hernandez, 19, was transported to North Cypress Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Investigators are looking for the shooter. So far, the only description released is that he is an African-American male wearing a grey hoodie sweatshirt and blue jeans. He reportedly fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information concerning this shooting is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at 713-967-5810 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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