Investigation into Shooting at 2901 Staples Street

Investigation into Shooting at 2901 Staples Street

Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man at 2901 Staples Street about 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 13).

The victim, Josue Almendares, 19, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers A. Barker and M. Combs reported:

Mr. Almendares stated that he went outside to check his mail when he felt a burning sensation in his lower torso and then saw blood on his leg. He believes the gunshot was fired from the dead end part of Canyon Street near the above address.

There is no known motive or suspect(s) in the incident at this time. 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.

JFC/KJS 8-14-19
Inc #104343619

Contact:
Public Affairs Media Line
713.308.3280

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