POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 11031 East Freeway

May 17, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of two men at 11031 East Freeway (East Interstate Highway 10) service road that occurred about 2:45 a.m. on Saturday (May 15).  

The victims, Noel Escobar, 26, and Carlos Garcia, 22, were transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Brown, J. Winham and A. Graf reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at a sports bar at the above address and learned a physical fight occurred in the parking lot.  At some point, a suspect pulled out a gun and shot Messrs. Escobar in the shoulder and Garcia in the chest.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported the men to the hospital.  

The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male in his late teens to early 20s.  

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.  

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