Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 7800 West Airport Boulevard
September 07, 2021 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 7800 West Airport Boulevard about 10:45 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 2).
The suspect, Michael Alexander Barrett (b/m, 55), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 228th State District Court. A booking photo of Barrett is attached to this news release.
The victim, Jason Grays, 27, was transported to an area hospital.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Brown and A. Graf II reported:
Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at the apartment complex at the above address and observed paramedics loading Mr. Grays into an ambulance. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the face.
The officers learned that Barrett was the suspect and he was apprehended a few blocks away from the shooting scene. He was taken to jail and subsequently charged.
Michael Alexander Barrett
For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.