POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 7250 West Greens Road

October 11, 2021 - Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in the shooting of a man at 7250 West Greens Road about 4:20 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 9).

The suspect, Dimitres Lanard Linthecome (b/m, 30), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 182nd State District Court.  A booking photo of Linthecome is attached to this news release.

He is accused in the shooting of Rodney Reed, 52, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer L. Hicks reported:

Mr. Reed and Linthecome were in an apartment complex courtyard at the above address and began arguing.  Reed was armed with a stick and, as he attempted to retreat, he struck Linthecome, who was following him.  Linthecome then shot Reed, striking him several times.  Reed was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

Linthecome was arrested at the scene and charged for his role in the shooting.

Dimitres Lanard Linthecome
Dimitres Lanard Linthecome

JKS/JF 10-11-21
Inc. #136116121

For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.