Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male and the wounding of a female at 1000 Webster Street that occurred about 2:55 a.m. today (September 27).
The identity of the male victim is pending notification to family members by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. The female victim, 55, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
HPD Homicide Division Detectives H. Horne and J. Campbell reported:
Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the above address and found the victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The male victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The female victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the back.
Further investigation determined a suspect, described only as a black male, fired multiple gunshots into a vehicle. Two of the three persons inside the vehicle were struck. After the initial shooting, a second suspect drove past and fired additional gunshots into the victims’ vehicle. The suspect vehicle is described only as possible black Dodge Durango. Both suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction.
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.