POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 1401 Franklin Street

June 9, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man and a woman at 1401 Franklin Street about 12:45 a.m. today.

The victims, Jose Reyes, 20, and Melary Guajardo, 19, were transported to an area hospital.  At last report, Mr. Reyes was in critical condition and Ms. Guajardo was in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults and Family Violence Division Detectives B. Godoy and A. Graf reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a reported shooting at the above address and learned each victim had been struck one time.  Mr. Reyes suffered a gunshot wound to the neck and Ms. Guajardo suffered a gunshot wound to the torso.  Officers also learned the actual shooting had taken place at an unknown location.

Guajardo stated she and Reyes were approached by three unknown black males, ages 18-25, who began shooting at them.  She was able to drive away to the above location.  

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 6-9-21
Inc. #077089621

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