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Man shot after fight with two suspects in NW Houston gas station

According to a lieutenant, the sufferer instructed police that he thought the boys he fought with have been drug sellers. He stated he punched one in every of them earlier than the taking pictures.

HOUSTON — Houston police are wanting into what led as much as a taking pictures in northwest Houston early Saturday morning.

Lieutenant R. Willkens with the Houston Police Department stated it occurred round 1 a.m. on the Chevron gas station on Antoine Drive. He stated officers have been watching surveillance video they usually talked to a retailer clerk and the taking pictures sufferer.

The sufferer hasn’t been recognized, however he allegedly instructed police that he encountered the two suspects a couple of instances in the gas station earlier than the taking pictures. He supposedly thought they have been drug sellers.

It’s not clear who began the fight, however Lieutenant Willkens stated the person admitted to punching one of many suspects at the least as soon as earlier than going to his automotive. 

As he was leaving, each males began following him. One of them ran as much as one aspect of the car and opened fireplace as he chased the sufferer. 

The driver ultimately crashed right into a gate at a close-by condominium advanced and the gunman continued to shoot. Both suspects ran from the scene proper after.

The man was discovered with a number of gunshot wounds in his arm and abdomen. He was taken to a hospital and is anticipated to recuperate.

Police did not launch any descriptions on the suspects, however Lieutenant Willkens stated they could know who they’re.

“We have a pretty good idea who these young men might be, so they need to call HPD Major Assaults and explain exactly why they did what they did,” he stated.

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