POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 8823 Parkette Drive

June 17, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 8823 Parkette Drive about 3:45 p.m. on Monday (June 15).

The victim, Jecory Dante Gainous, 30, was treated at an area hospital and released.

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

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call near the above address and observed Mr. Gainous hopping out of a residence and onto the gurney of Houston Fire Department paramedics.  Gainous had suffered gunshot wounds to both of his legs and told officers he was shot by a family member.

Gainous told detectives another known individual stole cash from him as he went to speak with the family member who shot him. 

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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