Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 3501 Dreyfus Street

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 3501 Dreyfus Street about 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday (November 28).

The suspect, Gregory Lynn Richardson, 65, is charged with aggravated assault of a family member in the 176th State District Court.  A booking photo of Richardson is attached to this news release.

The victim, 68, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detective T. Johnson reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the residence at the above address and learned the victim had been shot.  He was transported by Houston Fire Department paramedics to an area hospital.  A suspect, who suffered lacerations to his hand, was detained at the scene

Further investigation determined the victim arrived home and noticed some of his leather coats were missing.  Armed with and waving a knife around, he confronted his younger brother (Richardson).  During the argument, Richardson pulled out a gun.  When the victim cut Richardson with the knife, Richardson shot him one time.

Richardson was detained at the scene and subsequently charged for his role in the shooting.

Gregory Lynn Richardson

VHS/JFC  11-29-23
Inc. #169792523

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