Investigation into Shooting at 1 East Loop North
Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man that occurred at 1 East Loop (East Interstate Highway 610) North about 4:20 p.m. on Saturday (June 22).
The victim, Armando Ramirez, 34, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers M. Althaus and Z. Brumley reported:
Mr. Ramirez was driving northbound on the 610 East Loop when a vehicle with three unknown black male suspects cut him off. Ramirez pulled his vehicle next to the suspects’ vehicle and told them to watch where they were going. Ramirez and the suspects then got into a verbal altercation. The suspects’ vehicle then pulled behind Ramirez’s vehicle and at least two shots were fired towards Ramirez’s vehicle, striking a tire and the trunk. The bullet that struck the trunk traveled into the car and struck Ramirez in the back. The suspects fled the scene.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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