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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday June 14th, 2022 :: 11:00 a.m. CDT


Investigators Release Photos Of Vehicle In Drive By Shooting

Investigators are releasing surveillance photos of a vehicle used in a drive by shooting that killed a child in east Harris County.

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 10:45 p.m., patrol deputies responded to an in-progress call to 13821 McNair Street in reference to a shooting. 

Upon their arrival on scene, they found that 7- year- old Paul Vasquez sustained a gunshot wound during that drive by shooting. 

Vasquez was transported to Ben Taub hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest where he was later pronounced deceased. 

Homicide investigators determined that a white or grey colored 4-door sedan possibly a KIA Optima drove by the residence and fired into the home multiple times.
 The vehicle has extensive front-end damage along the passenger side hood to the bottom fender.
Also home at the time of the shooting was the childs  mother and two older brothers.
The motive for the shooting is unknown and investigators have identified no suspects at this time. 
Anyone with information about this case should contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100 or Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case.
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.

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 713-221-6000

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