Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 10314 Hempstead Road about 3:20 a.m. today (September 14).
The victim, Esteban Almarez, 43, was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives G. Black and A. Ferrell reported:
Mr. Almarez was at a night club at the above address when a fight broke out between female club employees. The manager broke up the fight and told everyone to leave. When Almarez and the manager went outside to disperse everyone, an unidentified individual fired shots into the air to get everyone to leave. An unknown suspect(s) returned fired and Almarez was struck at least once in the back. Paramedics transported him to the hospital.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.