Thursday, April 25

Four Injured During Shooting Outside Of Lincoln Bar

HOUSTON, TX – Houston Police are actively searching for two suspects involved in a shooting that occurred outside a club on the 5100 block of Washington Avenue late Saturday. The incident left four people injured, including club security personnel.

According to Assistant Chief Wyatt Martin of the Houston Police Department, the altercation began inside the club around 11:30 p.m. when two Hispanic males were involved in a fight. When asked to leave by security and off-duty Harris County Sheriff’s deputies, the men continued to argue about re-entering the club.

The situation escalated when one of the men retrieved a black Chevy Tahoe or Suburban, likely an early 2000s model. The driver of the vehicle then opened fire, striking four individuals. All of the victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Two were hospitalized and are expected to recover, while the other two were treated on the scene by the Houston Fire Department.

Assistant Chief Martin explained that the deputies, while present, did not return fire due to heavy traffic and the density of the surrounding crowd.

“The fact that they would shoot indiscriminately at a club crowded with people just because they were asked to leave shows that they really have very little regard for the safety of people around them,” said Assistant Chief Martin.

Police have obtained descriptions of the suspects, both Hispanic males in their twenties, and may have video footage of the incident. The suspects were last seen wearing the following:

  • Suspect 1: White T-shirt and blue pants
  • Suspect 2: Green shirt and blue pants.

The Houston Police Department urges anyone with information on the shooting to contact them immediately. The investigation is being handled by the Major Assaults Division.

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