POLICE Department

Investigation into Shooting at 7400 Southwest Freeway

January 04, 2022 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 7400 Southwest Freeway (South U.S. Highway 59) about 5:05 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 2).

The victim, Jason Bennett, 42, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detective C. Brannen reported:

Officers were dispatched to a hospital where a victim (Mr. Bennett) had arrived with gunshot wounds to his legs and abdomen.  Bennett stated he was driving southbound on the main lanes of the freeway when he was shot.  He was unsure who the suspect(s) was or where the gunfire had come from.  Bennett drove himself to the hospital for treatment.

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