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Fatal Shooting at 2820 Chimney Rock Road Under Investigation

HOUSTON, TX – Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 2820 Chimney Rock Road, which occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 27. The identity of the deceased male is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD patrol officers responded to the location following a report of a robbery incident. A male was in his vehicle in the drive-thru of a restaurant when two male suspects drove up behind him. One of the suspects exited the vehicle and attempted to rob the man. The man exited his vehicle and fled on foot, leaving his vehicle behind. The suspect then got back into his vehicle, and both suspects fled the scene. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots being fired as the suspects fled.

A short time later, officers located a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle in the 5800 block of Val Verde Street. One of the males in the vehicle had been struck by gunfire. Houston Fire Department paramedics transported him to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A second male was detained at the scene.

The shooting remains under investigation. 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.

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