Man shot in the face in South Houston

July 9, 2010 12:56:55 PM PDT
Houston police are investigating after a man suffered a gunshot wound to the face in South Houston. The shooting happened at the Oxford apartments around 5:30am Thursday at 10919 Gulf Freeway service road.

Authorities say officers responded to a report of a major accident on the Gulf Freeway service road. When officers arrived, the victim was found in the parking lot bleeding from his face and left ear. Houston Fire Department personnel transported him to the Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, where it was found he had been shot in the ear.

The 34-year-old male victim of Highland, Texas, was transferred to Ben Taub General Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Police say there is no motive or suspects.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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