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Houston police release persons of interest photos related to fatal shooting at Hirsch Road

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Marisol Gallagher
Marisol Gallagher
 4 days ago
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HOUSTON — Houston Police have released photos of a man and woman who witnessed the fatal shooting at 6603 Hirsch Road about 4:35 p.m. on June 3. The individuals are not charged at this time and are considered persons of interest with knowledge of the incident.

Both of them appear to be African-American. In the photo, the woman is seen wearing a dreadlock-mohawk, a tattoo around her right collarbone, a disheveled brown shirt, blue denim shorts, and a denim tote bag.

The man also wears dreadlocks. He is seen wearing a white shirt with some black and purple patterns and a print of a black rose. He appears to be of average height, around 5 feet 9 inches, and approximately 200-250 lbs in weight.

The police have also released a photo of a wanted car. The car is a white sedan with a missing rear driver's side rim.

According to HPD Homicide Division Detectives B. Rothberg and A. Barr's report, the victim, William Niblo, 60, was walking when he was approached by a suspect(s) who shot him multiple times. The suspect(s) then fled in an unknown direction.

Mr. Niblo was transported to the hospital in critical condition by paramedics, where he was later pronounced dead.

Based on further investigation, several individuals are believed to have knowledge of the incident, and investigators would like to question them for any information they might have on the shooting.

Anyone with information on the identities of the individuals is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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