Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Information Sought on Suspects in Violent Robbery

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery.

On Sunday, December 13, 2020 at around 10:50 pm, the complainants were sitting in a 2021 Mercedes utility vehicle in a parking lot at the 2700 block of Fondren, in Houston, Texas. The complainants stated that they observed an unknown male pacing back and forth near their vehicle, which made them nervous, so they decided to leave. As the complainants were about to pull out of the parking space, the male approached the female passenger while pointing a gun to her head and forced her to get out of the vehicle. The suspect then approached the male complainant and a struggle ensued between the suspect and the complainant, which carried on for several feet away from the complainant’s vehicle. Eventually, the suspect shot the male complainant multiple times, striking him in the face. The suspect then ran back to the complainants 2021 white Mercedes GLE utility vehicle and fled the scene. The male victim in currently in the hospital in critical condition. Houston PD #1659348-20

NOTE: Prior to the incident, the suspect exited the passenger seat of a dark colored Toyota Tundra and the driver drove away. Information is also being sought for the identity of the driver of the truck.

UPDATE: Houston Police Detectives learned that after the Mercedes was stolen from the location at the 2700 block of Fondren, the suspects traveled to the 300 block of Milam, where the vehicle then had to be towed due to the vehicle missing the key fob. Video was obtained from the parking garage, which provides better photos of the suspects. Detectives are seeking the identity of the robbery suspect as well as the driver of the Toyota Tundra, which followed the Mercedes from the shooting scene to Downtown Houston.

Video: https://youtu.be/G1rixexaZl0

Original video released: https://youtu.be/CqhZiHM4SdQ