Man shot to death during attempted carjacking in northwest Harris County, HCSO says

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HOUSTON – A man is dead after being shot to death during an attempted carjacking in the Willowbrook area, sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted.

Deputies with the Harris County Precinct 4 Office responded to reports of a carjacking and shooting in the 10700 block of Brentway Drive around 8:30 p.m.

Deputies said when they arrived at the scene, they found a man who they identified as Sean Ramirez, 29, unresponsive from multiple gunshot wounds. EMS personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced Ramirez dead, HCSO said.

Deputies met with several witnesses, including members of Ramirez’s family, who reported Ramirez was shot during an attempted carjacking.

The suspect was described by deputies as a male with a thin build wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt, dark-colored cap, tan pants, and a dark-colored backpack. According to investigators, the suspect was last seen fleeing the scene on foot eastbound on Brentway Drive. Precinct 4 deputies attempted to locate the suspect with the assistance of DPS Air Support.

Harris County sheriff’s deputies are further investigating the incident and urge anyone with information about this case to contact the HCSO Homicide Unit at (713) 274-9100 or Crime Stoppers at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).