POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 8015 De Priest Street

November 15, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 8015 De Priest Street about 11:35 a.m. on Saturday (November 13).

The victim, Johnny Newsome, 64, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detective L. Castellanos reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a reported shooting at a gas station at the above address.  Witnesses stated Mr. Newsome had attempted to stop a fight between a group of females and was shot multiple times in the back.  The suspect, described only as an unknown black male, fled the scene in an unknown 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.

KJS/JFC  11-15-21
Inc. #152773521


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