Investigation into Shooting at 7700 East Freeway

Houston police are investigating the shooting of two men that occurred at 7700 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) at about 2:05 a.m. on Saturday (April 14).

The two men, Paul Guenzel, 50, and Jose Hernandez, Jr., 26, were transported to area hospitals in unknown conditions.

HPD Major Assaults Unit Officers S. Ragsdale and J. Hasley reported:

Mr. Guenzel was working as a security guard at the club at the above address and escorted Mr. Hernandez out of the club.  Once Guenzel and other security guards arrived at Hernandez's car, Hernandez got into the back seat, retrieved a firearm and shot Guenzel.  Guenzel and the other security guards returned fire and Hernandez was struck.  Both men were then transported by Houston Fire Department paramedics to the hospital.

No charges have been filed at this time as the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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