Man fatally shot in SE Houston, police say

Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is urged to contact Houston Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.
Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is urged to contact Houston Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.

HOUSTON – A man was fatally shot overnight in southeast Houston, police said.

At approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, officers with the Houston Police Department were dispatched to a home in the 9400 block of Coffee Street in reference to a report of a shooting.

A woman told officers she heard someone fire two gunshots outside her home. When she stepped outside, she found a man who had sustained two gunshot wounds to his torso. The witness told officers she recognized the man as a fellow resident of the neighborhood.

The man was transported to an area hospital where he later died, police said.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene to conduct an investigation.

Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is urged to contact Houston Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS.


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Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.