Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Investigation into Shooting at 7009 New York Street

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 7009 New York Street about 5:40 p.m. on Monday (Apr. 13).

The victim, Henry Pearson 51, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

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

Mr. Pearson was at a residence at the above address when four unknown black males arrived and asked for a man by name.  Pearson stated he did not know who that man was.  One of the suspects fired a shot in the air, threatened Pearson's life and then shot Pearson multiple times in his legs. 

The suspects fled the scene in a green or dark-colored sport utility vehicle northbound on New York Street.  Paramedics arrived and transported Pearson 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.