Monday, May 10, 2021

Victim Narrowly Escapes Death in Robbery Attempt

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

On Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm, the complainant was walking at an apartment complex, located at the 5600 block of Antoine, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that an unknown male walked up to him and started to talk to him. The complainant stated that he was not sure if the male was about to try to rob him, so he attempted to back away. The complainant stated that the male then pulled out a handgun and pointed it at his head, firing a round, which narrowly missed his head and struck his left ring finger. The complainant turned around to run away as the suspect continued to shoot at him. The complainant was then transported to the hospital where he suffered a gunshot wound to his left ring finger, which had to be amputated. Houston PD #567997-21 

Suspect description: Black male, 20 to 22 years old, black clothing, slide sandals, and had a red lanyard on. 

Please contact Crime Stoppers of Houston DIRECTLY if you have any information related to this investigation. Information leading to the charging and/or arrest of any felony suspects may result in a cash payment up to $5,000. Tipsters MUST contact Crime Stoppers DIRECTLY to remain anonymous and to be considered for a cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.