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Houston Police Department

Investigation into Shooting at 9700 Spaulding

May 11, 2011 - Houston police are investigating a shooting that left two people injured at 9700 Spaulding at 9 p.m. Tuesday (May 10).

One victim, James Jones, 23, of Houston, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.  A second male victim, 14, suffered a gunshot wound to the back.  Both were transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening wounds.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Biggs, Senior Police Officer S. Anderson and Officer C. Hassig reported:

Members of rival groups that had been involved in several fights over the past few weeks met at Tidwell Park to engage in a rematch of a previous fight.  At some point, the suspects pulled guns and began shooting.  Both Jones and the juvenile were struck by the gunfire.

Anyone with information in this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JKS/VHS  5-11-11
Inc. #059871711

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