Houston Police Department
Investigation into Shooting at 8520 Bissonnet

February 18, 2015 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 8520 Bissonnet about 1 a.m. today (Wednesday, Feb. 18).

The victim, Donald Ashford, 50, was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he is expected to survive his wounds.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant M. Dillingham and Officer V. McLean reported:

Mr. Ashford was sitting at a METRO bus stop, at the above address, awaiting his wife, when he was shot several times by an unknown suspect(s) in a dark-colored SUV, possibly a Jeep. Investigators believe this shooting may be related to a shooting on Tuesday (Feb. 17) at 8300 Twin Hills Drive in which a dark-colored vehicle was seen fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information about either case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS/JKS 2-18-15
Inc. #021073415

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