POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 6100 Werner

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a woman and a man at 6100 Werner about 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday (May 29).  

The suspect, Arturo Perez (H/m, 23), is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 176th State District Court.  He is accused in the shooting and wounding of Carolina Torres-Perez, 33, and one other person.  Both were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and are expected to survive their injuries.  

A 2017 booking photo of Perez, who remains hospitalized, is attached to this news release.  

HPD Major Assaults Unit Officers B. Salazar and A. Williams reported:  

Perez and another male, 25, got into an altercation in the parking lot of a corner store at the above address.  Perez pulled out a gun and fired shots at the male and Ms. Torres-Perez, who was inside her vehicle.  Torres-Perez and the male were both struck by the gunfire.  The male, who was not injured, also returned fire and Perez was struck in the right leg and arm.  A male bystander, 28, was also struck by the gunfire.  HFD paramedics transported all three wounded persons to the hospital.  

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

Arturo Perez (2017)

VHS/JFC  5-30-18
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.