HPD: Man wounded in drive-by shooting in S. Houston

HOUSTON – Police are searching for a suspect vehicle after a man was shot during a drive-by shooting late Tuesday in south Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, officers responded at 11 p.m. to a call of a shooting in the 7600 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Investigators said a man, identified as 24-year-old Javonte Robertson, walking near the sidewalk when a black Ford Crown Victoria pulled up and fired several shots, striking the man in the leg.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition and is expected to survive, police said.

No suspects are in custody at this time.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults Unit at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

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