POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 5303 Terry Street

September 10, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 5303 Terry Street about 9:45 p.m. on Thursday (September 9).  

The victim, Derrick Waiters, 33, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers C. Brown and J. Windham reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at the above address.  Upon arrival, a neighbor told officers he heard several gunshots but did not witness the shooting.

HPD officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics checked the area and found Mr. Waiters lying in the middle of the street with multiple gunshot wounds.  Paramedics transported Waiters to the hospital.  

At this time, there is no known motive or suspect(s).  

Anyone with information into this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

VHS/KJS  9-10-21
Inc. #122078621


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