POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 8405 Broadway Street

August 7, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man and a woman at 8405 Broadway Street about 9:30 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 5).

The male victim, Akannka Williams, 20, suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen.  The female victim, Patricia Block, 57, was shot in the hip.  Both were transported to an area hospital in stable condition. 

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Bowling and A. Ferrell reported:

Mr. Williams stated he was standing inside the apartment complex at the above address when someone started firing shots from the back of the complex.  Williams said he argued with a group of males earlier and they might be the suspects.  Ms. Block stated she felt herself get struck, but did not see who fired the shots.

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 8-7-19
Inc. #100578219

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