Woman shot in the face when gunman fired into crowd in northeast Houston

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Woman shot in the face when gunman fired into crowd in NE Houston
The woman was among a group of people standing on a street corner when a small silver SUV pulled up and fired more than 15 shots, HPD said.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman was shot in the face while standing with a group of people in northeast Houston overnight.

Officials said a group of people were standing on the corner of Jensen and Sumpter around 2 a.m. Wednesday when someone in a small silver SUV pulled up.

Police believe the suspect may have gotten out of the SUV before firing more than 15 shots.

A woman near the SUV was shot at least one time in the cheek. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition, HPD said.

Multiple vehicles in the area were also shot.

Police said the suspect fled the scene after the shooting.

Investigators are now reviewing surveillance video to gather more information about exactly what happened.