Houston police are investigating the shooting of a woman at 6100 Bellfort Street about 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 4).
The victim, Megan Walker, 23, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers M. Althaus and L. Bolmanski reported:
Ms. Walker was riding in the passenger seat of a friend's vehicle stopped at a red light on Belfort Street at Mykawa Road when a four-door, silver vehicle, possibly a Hyundai sedan, pulled up on Walker's side. An unknown suspect(s) then fired multiple shots at Walker and the friend, striking Walker more than once in the abdomen area. The suspect(s) then fled the scene.
The friend, who was not injured, then drove to the HPD Southeast Police Station where he flagged down officers and reported what had happened. Paramedics transported Walker to the hospital.
The motive for the shooting is not known at this time.
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.