Houston police are investigating the shooting of a male that occurred at 9510 Beechnut Street about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday (May 6).
The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition with a life-threatening gun shot wound.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officer S. Laird reported:
The victim and suspect, who are both homeless, got into an argument in a strip center parking lot at the above address. At some point, the suspect pulled out a pistol and shot the victim. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. Paramedics transported the victim 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.