Sunday, August 16, 2020

HPD Released Surveillance Photos in Fatal Shooting at 2836 Fulton Street


Houston police homicide investigators have released surveillance photos of individuals believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a man at 2836 Fulton Street about 9:35 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 15).

The victim, Christopher Rizo, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Surveillance photos of individuals believed to have direct knowledge of what occurred are attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn and Detective K. McDonald reported:

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at a nightclub at the above address and observed Mr. Rizo lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds.  Paramedics arrived and rendered aid, but Rizo was pronounced deceased.

Witnesses stated Rizo and his friends were involved in an altercation with a motorcycle group inside of the bar.  Both groups went outside and an exchange of gunfire ensued.  It is believed at least one other male was injured and fled the scene.

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