Desmond Gaines

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information concerning an East Fort Bend County murder.

Around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, sheriff’s deputies were called to the 6900 block of Spring Vale Drive, in the Rosharon area.

Deputies found one male victim inside a car with a gunshot wound. Deputies believed the victim got into an altercation with unknown suspect(s) and shots were fired.

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

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 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. at 281-342-TIPS (8477). All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.

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