POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 5711 Pershing Street

July 6, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 5711 Pershing Street about 11:40 p.m. on Saturday (July 4).  

The victim, Donovan Carter, 26, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives G. Black and A. Ferrell reported: 

Mr. Carter was at his home at the above address and went outside to retrieve his cell phone.  At that time, an unknown male suspect fired multiple shots at Carter, striking him at least twice.  HFD paramedics transported Carter to the hospital.  

The suspect is described only as a black male.  

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.  

VHS/JFC  7-6-20
Inc. #088211220

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