On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 11:52 p.m. Cleveland Police Department received a call from a male who advised he was the Father of a gunshot victim, and while attempting to take his son to the hospital their vehicle ran out of gas on South Washington.
Officers were dispatched to the area of South Washington and located the Father in the Truly Plaza parking lot. According to the Father, “his son had driven-up at his residence in the 200 block of Campbell Street, and said he had been shot”. The Father said, he immediately attempted to drive his son to Kingwood Hospital, before running out of gas.
A passing motorist stated, “He observed a stopped vehicle with hazard lights activated, and could see a person lying on the ground near the vehicle, and he stopped to assist. The motorist said, “He realized the person lying on the ground had been shot, and agreed to take him to the nearest hospital”. The motorist dialed 911 and advised the dispatcher of the situation, and he decided to pull-over on U.S. Hwy. 59 just south of town and await police and medics. According to the concerned motorist the male victim “had mentioned something about being robbed”.
Upon officers arrival they observed a 30 year old male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his right side abdomen area. The male victim was unable to tell officers any details of the incident. Liberty County EMS transported the victim to Herman Memorial Hospital in Houston.
The male victim has a current Humble, Texas address, but has relatives in Cleveland.
Cleveland Police Department Detectives are further investigating this shooting, and encouraging
anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Cleveland Police Department
at (281) 592-2622, or the CPD TIP line (281) 592-0800.
TIPS can also be provided to CrimesStoppers at 1 (800) 392-7867 ; all callers will remain anonymous.