POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 13600 Candleshade Lane

July 29, 2019 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 13600 Candleshade Lane about 12:45 p.m. on Saturday (July 27).

The victim, Mario J. Morales, 17, was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening wounds.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer C. Castellani reported:

HPD patrol officers responding to a reported drive-by shooting at the above address arrived to find Mr. Morales suffering from gunshot wounds to the arm.  Witnesses reported two suspects, described only as black males, 17-20 years old, had arrived at the residence and began arguing with Morales.  During the argument, one of the males shot Morales.  Both suspects then fled in a white four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS/JFC  7-29-19
Inc. #096072219

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