FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Police have released a video showing a man they believe was involved in a recent shooting in the Greatwood subdivision of Sugar Land. The shooting happened on Thursday Nov. 21, 2019. Police have also confirmed that the victims of the drug deal gone bad are from Richmond.
Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 7000 block of Hearthside Drive at 10:14 p.m. While approaching the location, an officer saw several gunshots fired at a grey Nissan Altima and two men in hoodies running from the vehicle.
"The driver of the Nissan Altima attempted to drive away and was stopped nearby in the 1400 block of Briarbend Drive, said a statement from the police department. "The driver and his passenger were both transported to Memorial Hermann Medical Center with gunshot wounds. Both survived and were later interviewed by police but were uncooperative. A large of amount of marijuana was located inside their vehicle."
The men are 18 and 19-year-old Richmond residents who have no known connections to the Greatwood subdivision. Originally they were believed to have been from Rosenberg but now police confirm they are from Richmond.
After the shooting a perimeter was set up in Greatwood, and the area was searched for several hours, but the shooters were not located.
Detectives later obtained video from Buc-ee’s, 1243 Crabb River Road, where one of the shooting suspects is believed to have been picked up, possibly by an Uber driver. The suspect is a black male who was wearing a red hoodie, a dark denim jacket and blue jeans. He had an afro that was pulled back in a bun.
Anyone with information should call the Sugar Land Police Department at (281) 275-2540 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at (281) 342-TIPS (8477).