A shooting incident occurred around 11 p.m. on June 23, 2023, at the Mesa Food Mart, located at 9905 Mesa Rd, Houston, TX. The incident resulted in a 35-year-old woman being hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The Houston Police Department is actively searching for a suspect who fled the scene.
The incident was captured on video and began with a verbal dispute between the injured woman and a man. The argument escalated when the woman became involved in a physical altercation with another woman who was armed with a pistol near the front door of the Mesa Food Mart.
During the struggle, the gun was discharged, wounding the first woman in the hand and leg. Bystanders at the scene managed to disarm the armed woman after the gun was fired. Following the incident, everyone, including the injured woman, left the scene. The injured woman later sought refuge at a nearby apartment complex, where she contacted the police. She is currently in a local hospital and is expected to recover from her injuries.
The suspect is described as a black woman in her late twenties with long dreadlocks. She was seen leaving the scene in a silver, older model Buick. The Houston Police Department’s is urging the suspect to contact them and provide her account of the incident.