Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of a woman and child at 7700 Corporate Drive about 2:40 a.m. today (Dec. 6).
The three victims were transported to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital where the man, 22, was pronounced dead. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. The woman, 23, underwent surgery and is in an unknown condition. The couple’s female child, five months, was treated for a grazing wound and then released.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant K. Meek and Detective T. Andrade reported:
Officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex at the above address and found a male and female shot several times inside an apartment. Three children were inside the apartment at the time of the shooting. One sustained a graze wound to the leg and the two other kids (a girl, 4, and boy, 18 months), were not harmed.
A preliminary investigation indicates the suspect(s) was outside and firing shots into the apartment.
Investigators did not locate any witnesses at the scene.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.