POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 8550 Almeda Road

July 10, 2019 - The shooting of a male that occurred at 8550 Almeda Road about 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday (July 9) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.  

The victim was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition. 

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers M. Combs and A. Barker reported:  

A female (witness) and a male were involved in a crash and both vehicles stopped in a gas station parking lot at the above address.  As she made contact with the male driver, the female called her boyfriend and a second witness to the parking lot. 

The boyfriend approached the male driver near his vehicle and a physical altercation ensued.  During the altercation, the male driver stated he feared for his life and retrieved a pistol from his vehicle and fired at the boyfriend.  The driver then left the scene and called 9-1-1 from a nearby location.  Paramedics transported the wounded male to the hospital.  

Neither the female nor the second witness were injured.  

VHS/JKS  7-10-19
Inc. #087720619


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