Incident at 8800 Hammerly
February 18, 2007 -- Houston
police are investigating the shooting of two men at 8800 Hammerly
about 11:35 p.m. on Saturday (February 17).
The identities of the victims are unknown at
this time. They each suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were
taken to Ben Taub General Hospital.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant E. Gonzalez and
R. Chappell reported:
One of the victims was leaving a parking lot
when the suspect approached him and demanded his wallet. The second
victim saw the confrontation as the suspect shot the first victim.
The second victim physically fought with the suspect but was also
shot. Both victims were taken to a local hospital in critical
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male,
between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing about
150 to 170 pounds. He had a shaved head and spoke both English
He was seen leaving in a blue, older model two
door vehicle, with several other suspects, all Hispanic.
The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information regarding this case is
urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or
Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
Inc # 024344407
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at