Investigation into Shooting at 5400 Bennington

May 3, 2010 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 5400 Bennington about 10:30 p.m. on Friday (Apr. 30).

The victim, Robert Butler Sr., 57, address unknown, suffered a gunshot wound to the face and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Howard and Officer E. Castaneda reported:

Mr. Butler was parking a tractor-trailer when he was approached by two unknown black males and then shot in the face.

There are no known suspects or motive in the shooting at this time. Anyone with information is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 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.

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