POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 5919 Vickjohn Drive

January 4, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 5919 Vickjohn Drive about 6:55 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 3).

The male, Geohn Cho, 48, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer S. Cole reported:

Officers were dispatched to an arson call at a residence at the above address and learned that Mr. Cho had thrown several Molotov cocktails at the home of his former roommate.  At some point, the male roommate discharged his weapon toward Cho as he (Cho) was trying to flee the location in his vehicle.

Cho sustained one gunshot wound to his leg and drove himself to a hospital.  Houston Fire Department Arson investigators went to the scene to conduct the arson-related investigation.

The investigation is continuing with no charges filed at this time.

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