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Incident at 8800 Airport #219

September 9, 2006 -- Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 8800 Airport #219 about 7:20 p.m. on Friday (Sept. 8).

The victim, whose identity has not yet been released, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant N.T. Ruland and Officer M. Khan reported:

The victim was standing in the open doorway of his motel room when two males nearby got into an argument. Those two males exchanged gunfire and the victim was struck one time in the head.

Investigators learned the victim and two males are all acquaintances and the incident is possibly drug-related.

Anyone with information on the suspect(s) is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC 9-9-06
Inc #139199806

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a 713-308-3200.