FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 16, 2017
9:54:47 AM CDT
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
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.