POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 2700 Staples Street

February 3, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 2700 Staples Street about 4:10 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 1).

The victim, Edwin Brooks, 35, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer M. Althaus reported:

A witness stated that Mr. Brooks was in the parking lot of a closed business at the above address when, for unknown reasons, he and another male began shooting at one another.  The suspect fled the scene.  Paramedics transported Brooks to a hospital.

There is no suspect description at this time.

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.

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