April 29, 2023 – At approximately 10:35 p.m., West Side Patrol officers were dispatched to 9598 Southwest Freeway in response to a reported shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered a middle Eastern male in his mid-thirties with a gunshot wound to his right rib area. The victim had driven to the location in his vehicle and entered a store seeking help. A man inside the store attempted to render aid and contacted the police.
The victim informed officers that he believed he was followed from a Walmart in the Stafford area. He described the suspect’s vehicle as possibly a GMC pickup truck. According to the victim, the truck attempted to block his path as he drove down the street. Eventually, the truck succeeded, and an unidentified male exited the vehicle, discharging a firearm at the victim’s car. The shots struck both the vehicle and the victim, who managed to escape the scene.
The suspect’s pickup truck fled the area, and the victim drove to the Southwest Freeway location where he sought help. Police are now reviewing any available surveillance footage and seeking witnesses who may have information about the incident.