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Houston Police Investigate Double Homicide on Southlawn Street; Seek Public Assistance

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2023 – The Houston Police Department (HPD) is investigating a fatal shooting incident that claimed the lives of two males at 3825 Southlawn Street at approximately 5:25 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4. The identities of the victims are pending family notifications by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

Patrol officers responded to a call concerning a shooting in the courtyard of an apartment complex at the specified address. Upon arrival, they discovered the victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department officials pronounced one male deceased at the scene and transported the second male to an area hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

At this time, no motive or suspect(s) have been identified in connection with the case. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600. Alternatively, tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

The Houston Police Department remains committed to solving this case and enhancing community safety. Further updates will be released as the investigation continues.

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