Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 3401 Ocee Street about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday (May 13).
The victim, 49, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives R. Rivera and O. Flores reported:
The victim was sitting on an electrical box outside his apartment at the above address when an unknown male approached him. The suspect grabbed the victim and a scuffle ensued, during which the suspect pointed a pistol and shot the victim on the left side of his head. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital.
The suspect is described only as a black male in his early 20s, about 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a white T-shirt, black pants with a white stripe and a grayish baseball cap.
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.