POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 3800 Southwest Freeway

October 7, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of two men at 3800 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 4:15 a.m. today.

One victim, Dion Perlaza, 21, is in critical condition at an area hospital.  The second victim, Ryan Carrol, 21, was treated and released.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Bowling and J. Roberts reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the Elite Emergency Center at 2500 Dunston Road.  Upon arrival, they observed a black Nissan Maxima parked near the entrance. 

Further investigation determined the victims had left an after-hours club and were en route to another club when they were shot at by an unknown suspect(s) on the Southwest Freeway.  Mr. Perlaza and Mr. Carrol were struck.  Three other occupants of the Nissan were unharmed. 

There is no known motive for the shooting.

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.


KJS/JFC 10-7-19
Inc. #131328819

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