POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 8500 Venus Street

June 24, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile male at 8500 Venus Street about 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday (June 23).  

The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers V. Habukiha, A. Graf and B. Godoy reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at 8415 Moonbeam Street and found a juvenile male with gunshot wounds to the leg and abdomen.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported him to the hospital. 

Further investigation determined four additional juvenile males had been shot at, but not struck, by unknown suspects at the above address.  The suspects, who were in a two-door GMC pickup truck at the time of the shooting, fled the scene.  They are described only as three black males.  

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/JKS 6-24-20
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