Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Investigation into Shooting at 7700 West Street

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 7700 West Street about 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday (March 24).  

The victim, Leonardo Lopez, 41, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers M. Combs and A. Barker reported:  

Mr. Lopez got into an altercation with drivers of two gray or blue four-door vehicles that were racing.  Lopez and the suspect vehicles chased each other on East Crosstimbers until Lopez's vehicle struck a fence near West Street and East Crosstimbers.  

A Hispanic male suspect in one of the vehicles fired shots at Lopez's vehicle and fled the scene.  Lopez was struck at least twice and paramedics transported him to the hospital.  

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.