FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: January 17, 2017
2:20:54 PM CST
into Shooting at 8535 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Houston police are
investigating the shooting of at least three people at 8535 Martin Luther King
Boulevard about 6:20 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 16).
The victims, a male,
17, and two females, 13 and 17 years of age, were transported to area hospitals
and are expected to survive their injuries.
HPD Homicide Division
Sergeant H. Garcia and Officer K. McDonald reported:
At least three persons
were shot by an unknown suspect as a large group of people were gathered at the
intersection of MLK Boulevard and Reed Road. At this time, there is no
known motive or suspect(s) in the shooting.
attempting to determine if there are any other confirmed shooting
Anyone with information
in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or
Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.