HPD: Drive-by double shooting may have been caught on camera

Police say two people were shot on this southwest Houston street, and the whole thing may have been caught on camera

December 21, 2013 1:40:12 PM PST
A double shooting Friday night in southwest Houston ended with one man dead and another in the hospital, and the entire crime may have been caught on camera.

According to police, 21-year-old Jamarcus Owens gave a friend a ride home just after 10pm Friday.

Investigators said the two men were sitting in Owens' car, parked outside of his friend's house in the 6100 block of Havendale at Sherburne, when an unknown vehicle approached and at least one person opened fire on them.

Owens' friend reportedly ran inside to alert his family and call for help. He then went back outside, trying to save Owens.

By the time emergency responders arrived at the scene, Owens was dead.

The second victim suffered minor gunshot wounds and was treated at an area hospital.

It's not clear yet whether this was a random shooting or if the men were targeted. Officers said they hope security cameras set up nearby will help the investigation.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Houston police or Crime Stoppers.

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