POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting of Man at 301 Wilcrest Drive

August 2, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 301 Wilcrest Drive about 7:10 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 1).

The victim, Demarcus Johnson, 28, suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers A. Barker and M. Combs reported:

Mr. Johnson was driving his vehicle and leaving an apartment complex parking lot at the above address when he was shot by an unknown suspect(s).  A female passenger, 21, was not harmed.  Johnson then drove to a business and called 911 for assistance.

There is no known suspect description other than a red van was reported to be chasing Johnson before he was shot.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/KJS 8-2-19
Inc. #098619319

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