HPD: Driver crashes into truck after being shot in southwest Houston

HPD: Driver crashes into truck after being shot in southwest Houston

Credit: KHOU

According to officers with the Houston Police Department, the shooting was reported on Woodfair near Bissonnet around 10:30 p.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 13 at 11:24 AM

HOUSTON –- Houston police are investigating a shooting that led to a crash on the southwest side late Wednesday.

According to officers with the Houston Police Department, the shooting was reported on Woodfair near Bissonnet around 10:30 p.m.

Police said a man and a woman in a pickup pulled up to an apartment complex. An unknown male approached and shot the driver one time through the door. The driver hit the gas and sped down the street to a Valero gas station.

HPD said the driver passed out as he pulled into the station parking lot, crashing into a parked vehicle.

Paramedics took the victim to the hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to his back. His female passenger was also transported to the hospital since she was pregnant and upset.

The suspect got away.

An investigation into a motive for the crime continues.

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