21-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot While Repairing Car in Houston

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot while repairing a car in southwest Houston, according to the police. Authorities are currently searching for the person responsible.

The incident occurred on Saturday, September 2, at 7127 Alder Drive. Police received a call from a business at the location, where they found Christopher Arellano with multiple gunshot wounds.

Arellano was transported to a nearby hospital in a private vehicle but sadly succumbed to his injuries on September 3.

A witness informed HPD officers that the suspect shot Arellano several times while he was working on a car. The suspect then fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, approximately 6 feet tall, with a slender build, wearing a black hoodie and khaki pants.

The motive behind the shooting remains unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the case is encouraged to contact HPD’s Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS, referencing case number 125890223.

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