POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 1800 El Paseo Street

February 2, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a woman at 1800 El Paseo Street that occurred about 5:20 p.m. on Sunday (January 31).  

The victim, Madison Lasker, 18, was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers A. Merino and K. Saulsberry reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting in the parking lot of an apartment complex at the above address and found several fired rounds in the parking lot and a trail of blood leading from the parking lot to an apartment.  Further investigation determined Ms. Lasker had been shot multiple times and was transported by private vehicle to the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.  She was then transported by Houston Fire Department paramedics to an area hospital to be treated for her wounds.  Officers recovered a weapon in the apartment.  

Two males inside the apartment were detained for questioning, however, no charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is continuing.  

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Divisor at 713-308-8800 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.