Police: Robbery was likely motive in west Houston shooting

April 8, 2012 10:07:11 AM PDT
Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Crossview near Westheimer early Sunday.

Officers responded at 5am and found a man on the sidewalk. He had been shot several times.

They believe robbery was the motive, but it is unknown if anything was stolen.

According to investigators, the man was walking down the sidewalk when someone came up and shot him.

The shooter fled and police have no description of the suspect.

The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in serious but stable condition.