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HOUSTON POLICE ACTIVITY

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7300 Eastex Freeway

Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 7300 Eastex Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) at about 7:24 p.m. on Thursday (December 22).

The identity of the female victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant P. Kopulos and Officer A. Mares reported:

The driver of a blue Ford F-250 pickup truck was traveling southbound on the Eastex Freeway when he struck the victim, who was attempting to cross the roadway.  The driver continued traveling southbound but then made a u-turn and returned to the scene to wait for responding police. The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  

According to witnesses there was a possible additional vehicle that struck the victim prior to the blue pick-up truck.  The driver of the pick-up was evaluated at the scene for intoxication and submitted to a blood draw.

No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.

 

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6800 Bissonnet

Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 6800 Bissonnet at about 4:10 a.m. on December 16.

The identity of the victim, 22, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant I. Duplechain and Officer G. Galvan reported:

The victim was driving a red Nissan 350Z eastbound in the 6800 block of Bissonnet when he failed to maintain a single lane and struck a tree.  He was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.  Doctors pronounced him deceased on December 19.

 

Investigation into Shooting at 2851 Wallingford Drive

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 2851 Wallingford Drive at about 1:35 a.m. on Thursday (December 23).

The victim, Eduardo Javier Rodgriguez, 29, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in criticall condition with life-threatening injuries.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Dominguez and Officer J. Dodson reported:

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the above address and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported to the hospital.  

The suspect is described only as a black male. 

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

 

 

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 247 East Janisch

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 247 East Janisch at about 5:40 p.m. on Friday (December 23).

The victim, Carlos Dewayne Williams, 58, of the above address, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant W. Elsbury and Officer K. Elliott reported:

Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the above address and found the victim inside the residence’s garage, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

At this time, there is no known motive nor suspect(s).

 

Investigation into Shooting at 4000 Hunton Drive

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 4000 Hunton Drive at about 5:20 a.m. on Monday (December 26).

The victim, Darlington Igweh, 36, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Officers T. Tyler and K. Elliott reported:

HPD responded to a report of a person down in the 4000 block of Hunton Drive and found Mr. Igweh lying in the roadway next to his vehicle.  Igweh had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

 

 

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 7600 Katy Freeway

Houston police are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at 7600 Katy Freeway (West Interstate Highway 10) at about 11:10 p.m. on Friday (December 23).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant J. Roque and Officer J. Rivera reported:

The victim was operating a black Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on I10 when he took the ramp to merge onto North Loop 610.  As he rounded the curve, he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.  The victim, who was not wearing a helmet, was then transported by HFD paramedics to Northwest Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

No other vehicles nor persons were involved in this crash.

 

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4200 Phlox

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred at 4200 Phlox at about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday (December 24).

The victim, Sherman Rambo, 48, of Houston, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant B. Chebret and Senior Police Officer M. Waters II reported:

The victim got into an altercation with the suspect at the intersection of Phlox and Ferdinand. The suspect produced a pistol and fired more than one times at the victim, causing him to fall into the ditch.  The suspect then fled in a dark blue or black older model Suburban with 20″ chrome rims and chrome trim along the side near the bottom of the doors.

The suspect is described only as a black male, approximately six feet tall, 200 to 250 pounds, wearing a dark colored t-shirt, blue jeans, a dark colored baseball cap and a gold chain necklace.

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

 

Investigating into Fatal Shooting at 6759 Madden Lane

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 6759 Madden Lane at about 5 p.m. on Monday (December 26).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Officer D. Williamson and E. Wohlgemuth reported:

Two individuals were working in a field near an abandoned house when they smelled an odor coming from the house.  The two men looked into the house and observed a black male lying face down on the floor.  Officer arrived on scene and observed the victim deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

The victim’s cause of death and identity are pending autopsy results by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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

 

Investigation into Shooting at 4000 Hunton Drive

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 4000 Hunton Drive at about 5:20 a.m. on Monday (December 26).

The victim, Darlington Igweh, 36, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Officers T. Tyler and K. Elliott reported:

HPD responded to a report of a person down in the 4000 block of Hunton Drive and found Mr. Igweh lying in the roadway next to his vehicle.  Igweh had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to the hospital where he remains in critical condition.

There are no known witnesses or suspects at this time.

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

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