|Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 11800 Scott Street about 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday (February 11).
The victim, Deandre Marquis Gardley, 22, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer J. Cimeni reported:
According to a witness, he and Mr. Gardley met with an unknown black male at a park at the above address after being contacted through social media regarding car parts. After getting the parts from the male, several family members of the male arrived at the park. Gardley and one of the male’s brothers then got into a fight.
As Gardley and the brother fought, the male’s father retrieved a gun from his vehicle, pointed it at Gardley and shot him in the abdomen. The male and his family members, including the father, drove away. As they were leaving the parking lot of the park, the father fired several additional shots but no one was struck. The witness transported Gardley 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.