POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting Incident at 8800 East Freeway

July 22, 2020 - Houston police are investigating an incident in which a shot was fired at HPD officers at 8800 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) about 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday (July 21).

No officers were wounded in the incident.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Sergeant T. Richardson and Detectives A. Graf and B. Godoy reported:

HPD patrol officers were providing traffic control while HPD Vehicular Crimes Division officers investigated a hit-and-run crash at the above address.  While closing the westbound lanes of the freeway to motorists, an unknown person fired a single shot at officers.  The projectile struck the ground, passing near an officer's feet.  The suspect was traveling eastbound in an unknown vehicle.

Anyone with information in 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  7-22-20
Inc. #096054420