POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 2950 Old Spanish Trail

August 13, 2018 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 2950 Old Spanish Trail about 10:55 p.m. on Sunday (August 12).

One victim, Johnny Ray Demease, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other man, Eric Burton, also 21, was transported to an area hospital where doctors said he was expected to survive his wounds.

HPD Homicide Division Detectives T. Andrade and S. Overstreet reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex parking garage at the above address and learned Messrs. Demease and Burton had a verbal altercation with a suspect that escalated into an exchange of gunfire between at least one suspect and both victims.  Burton and Demease were shot and the suspect(s) fled the scene.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/VHS 8-13-18
Inc. #102795618

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