Tips needed, up to $5K reward offered: Who killed Kenneth Compton?

Kenneth Compton was shot and killed on April 11, 2022. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Homicide Division need the public’s help in identifying the suspect who shot and killed Kenneth Compton.

The shooting happened around 4:20 p.m. on April 11.

According to Houston police, Compton was in a parking lot in the 7500 block of the Eastex Freeway when a man wearing a black mask, black hoodie and dark gray pants approached and shot him multiple times.

The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction.

Compton was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, but died from his injuries.

His family is also asking for anyone with knowledge of this case to come forward.

Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls directly to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.