POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 7800 West Airport Boulevard

September 07, 2021 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 7800 West Airport Boulevard about 10:45 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 2).

The suspect, Michael Alexander Barrett (b/m, 55), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 228th State District Court.  A booking photo of Barrett is attached to this news release.

The victim, Jason Grays, 27, was transported to an area hospital.

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

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at the apartment complex at the above address and observed paramedics loading Mr. Grays into an ambulance.  He had suffered a gunshot wound to the face.

The officers learned that Barrett was the suspect and he was apprehended a few blocks away from the shooting scene.  He was taken to jail and subsequently charged.

Michael Alexander Barrett
Michael Alexander Barrett

JFC/KJS   9-7-21
Inc #118868421


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