May 14, 2013 - Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a juvenile male and adult female and wounding of an adult male at 6634 Westwick Drive about 4:15 p.m. on Monday (May 13).
At a news briefing at HPD Headquarters at 1200 Travis today (May 14), investigators released a surveillance photo of a vehicle seen entering and leaving the shooting scene. The vehicle is described only as being silver or gray, two or four doors, and possibly an older model. A surveillance photo taken from a distance of the vehicle (shown in the upper right side of photo) is attached to this news release.
A second surveillance photo showing the side of the same vehicle is also attached below.
Two victims, Le "Lena" Nguyen, 29, and Brandon Vu, 10, of the above address, were pronounced dead at the scene. A third victim, Hoai Tranh Vu, 40, of the above address, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants R. Torres, W. Meeler and T. Richardson, Senior Police Officer J. Villarreal and Officers D. Fontenot and N. Rosenblatt reported:
The three victims, Ms. Nguyen, Mr. Vu and his son, Brandon Vu, were found inside their residence. All had suffered gunshot wounds. According to witnesses, two unknown male suspects were seen leaving the residence in a hurry and getting into a gray pasenger car of unknown make or model. The suspects are described only as black males.
The motive in this shooting incident is believed to be drug-related.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.