ROSHARON, Texas (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office homicide investigators are hoping the public can help solve a murder that happened on Saturday, Nov. 2 at about 12:30 a.m. in the 6900 block of Spring Vale Drive in the Rosharon area.

"When deputies arrived they found one male victim inside a car with a gunshot wound," a press release said. "It is believed the victim got into an altercation with unknown suspect and several shots were fired."

The victim was able to get into his vehicle after being shot and crashed in the area of Glendale Lakes Drive. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. The victim has been identified as Desmond Gaines who was 18 years old.

"Desmond was found in his vehicle with a gunshot wound to his right thigh and hand," Major Chad Norvell said. "At the time injuries were not believed to be life threatening."

Norvell said he died on November 9, 2019, from organ failure. 

Surveillance footage revealed a vehicle of interest at the time of the shooting. The vehicle appears to be a blue or gray, four-door, passenger car, possibly a Chrysler 200.

Two of the three unknown suspects can be observed in the footage. One male suspect was wearing a white shirt and dark colored pants. The second male suspect was wearing all dark clothing.

“We have zero tolerance for violent crimes in Fort Bend County.” said Sheriff Troy Nehls. “Help us catch those responsible.”

Anyone who has information on this crime is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, Inc.

Call (281) 342-TIPS (8477) All calls to Crime Stoppers are ANONYMOUS

Submit Online: http://www.fortbend.crimestoppersweb.com/

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