Friday, April 24, 2020

Investigation into Shooting at 6100 State Highway 288

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 6100 State Highway 288 about 9:50 p.m. on Thursday (April 23).  

The victim, Cory Taunton, 24, was transported to an area hospital where doctors expect him to recover.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers A. Williams and B. Salazar reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a road rage/disturbance call at the above address.  Mr. Taunton and witnesses stated they were driving on the roadway when another unknown vehicle pulled up next to them.  Someone from inside the unknown vehicle then fired several shots, striking Taunton once in the left arm.  HFD paramedics transported him to the hospital.  

At this time, there are no known suspects.  

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.