18-year-old Dead in Houston Shooting in Carverdale

Houston police are actively investigating an incident that unfolded at 9920 Porto Rico Road in Carverdale on Wednesday, September 27, at approximately 4:30 p.m.

The victim, an 18-year-old male, lost his life as a result of the incident. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is currently working on verifying the victim’s identity.

The incident was brought to the attention of HPD patrol officers when reports of a shooting emerged from the aforementioned location. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered the victim seated in the driver’s seat of a pickup truck. He had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was unresponsive.

Emergency services, including personnel from the Houston Fire Department, responded to the scene, but paramedics declared the victim deceased.

Eyewitnesses at the scene reported that three to four unknown males fled the area in a gray, four-door sedan of an unknown make or model.

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.