POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 4700 Ward

May 14, 2020 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 4700 Ward Street about 9:25 p.m. on Wednesday (May 13).  

The victim, 20, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers L. Thornton and A. Barker reported:  

The victim got into a verbal altercation with the mother of his children at the above address.  Witnesses stated the female told a suspect to shoot the victim.  The suspect then shot the victim in the upper back and paramedics transported the victim to the hospital.  

The suspect(s) fled in a vehicle described only as a white, four-door vehicle.  

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  5-14-20
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