Investigation into Shooting at 6301 West Bellfort
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Incident Update
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DATE: March 16, 2017 9:54:47 AM CDT

Investigation into Shooting at 6301 West Bellfort

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 6301 West Bellfort about 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday (March 15).  

The victim, Angel Riveria-Cortez, 18, of Houston, was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.  

HPD Homicide Division Officers J. Nielsen and K. Mokwa reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at a apartment complex parking lot at the above address.  Multiple witnesses told police that several persons exited a small red pickup truck and one of them confronted Mr. Riveria-Cortez at his vehicle.  At that time, the suspect fired several shots and struck the passenger side of the vehicle, as well as Riveria-Cortez.  The suspects fled the scene after the shooting.  HFD paramedics transported Riveria-Cortez to the hospital.  

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

VHS/JFC  3-16-17

Inc. #032875217 

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