POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 9000 Gessner Road

February 24, 2020 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 9000 Gessner Road about 4:45 p.m. on Saturday (February 22).  

The suspect, David C. Smith (w/m, 36), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 351st State District Court.  

A booking photo of suspect Smith is attached to this news release.  

The victim, 36, was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for his wounds.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer J. Kimbrough reported:  

The victim and Smith got into a road rage incident while driving near the above address.  Both men pulled into  a parking lot at the above address and, during the argument, Smith shot the victim.  He was transported to the hospital.  

Officers arrived on scene and detained Smith for questioning.  Smith admitted to shooting the victim and was subsequently arrested and charged for his role in this incident.   

David C. Smith
David C. Smith
VHS/KJS 2-24-20
Inc. #025140220

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