POLICE Department

Update: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 7626 Jensen Drive

June 16, 2022 - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the shooting of a juvenile male at 7626 Jensen Drive about 11:15 p.m. on May 9.

The suspect, Walter Golden Jr., 49, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and felon in possession of a weapon in the 179th State District Court. A photo of Golden, who is not in custody, is attached to this news release.

The victim, 14, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives C. Johnson and I. Rios-Hernandez reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at a convenience store at the above address. They found the victim with gunshot wounds to his legs. Houston Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to the hospital.

Investigators learned the victim arrived to the business on his bicycle and was approached by a suspect, who walked out of the business. The suspect pulled out a gun, chased the victim, and then fired multiple shots. The suspect left the scene with an unknown black female in a four-door silver pickup truck.

Further investigation identified Golden as the suspect in this case and he was subsequently charged.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Walter Golden Jr. or 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.

suspect Walter Golden Jr. (Wanted)
suspect Walter Golden Jr. (Wanted)

Update: SOA/JFC 6-16-22
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.