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Houston Police Investigating Fatal Shooting on Pitner Road; Second Male Wounded

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2023 – The Houston Police Department (HPD) is currently investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at an apartment complex at 8657 Pitner Road around 7:50 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4. The identity of the deceased male victim is pending family notification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

According to reports, patrol officers responded to a shooting at the specified location and discovered one male deceased from multiple gunshot wounds. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. A second male victim, 31, was found at a different location suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

The suspect in this case is described only as an Hispanic male who fled the scene in a black pickup truck. At this time, there is no known motive for the shooting.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the suspect’s identity or whereabouts to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

The investigation is ongoing, and the Houston Police Department remains committed to solving this case and enhancing community safety. Further updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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