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HPD: Two people shot during attempted robbery at Houston carwash

Police say the son who was shot within the leg directed paramedics to his father. Officers are gathering proof to search out the suspects.

HOUSTON — An investigation is open right into a lethal in a single day capturing at a west Houston automobile wash.

Police acquired a name round 10 p.m. Friday concerning the capturing. It occurred within the 3100 block of South Dairy Ashford Road.

A commander at the scene stated two males tried to rob a father and son whereas they have been washing their automobile. The suspects have been in ski masks once they held up the duo at gun level.

One of them pistol whipped the son during the robbery. Police say the son tried to run from the assault however was shot within the leg. The second suspect shot the daddy, then they each fled the carwash.

When police and paramedics acquired there, the son directed them to his dad.

The father was pronounced useless at the scene. His son was taken to a hospital and is anticipated to get better.

HPD Commander Michael Chaney stated police have talked to 1 witness who heard the photographs. They’re additionally working to search out any surveillance video. 

The victims have not been recognized and there is little data on the suspects. 

“If you were out here and you heard anything or you saw anything, please give us a call at Crime Stoppers or call our Homicide Division with any information you have,” stated Cmdr. Chaney.

The quantity for Houston Crime Stoppers is 713-222-8477. You may name 911 or HPD’s Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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