POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting of HPD Officer at 9757 Pine Lake Drive

June 1, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of an off-duty HPD officer at 9757 Pine Lake Drive about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday (May 30).

Officer John Brown, 33, was transported to Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Officer Brown was sworn in as an HPD officer in June 2012 and is assigned to the Homicide Division.

HPD Special Investigations Unit Sergeant R. Flores and Detectives J. Turner, R. Anderson and A. Hurtado reported:

Officer Brown approached a suspicious male on the top floor of a parking garage at the apartment complex at the above address.  As Officer Brown attempted to detain the suspect, the suspect brandished a firearm and fired several shots at the officer, striking him in the leg. 

The suspect, described only as a Hispanic male, 28-30 years of age, fled the scene on foot and remains at large.

Anyone with information on the wanted suspect in this case is urged to contact the HPD Special Investigations Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS/JFC 6-1-21
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Community Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.